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NIMS Postdoctoral Researcher 1 position available

Fixed Term: International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA), Nano-system Field

2020.02.19 Fixed Term Researcher


Field or Position NIMS Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1 position available
Affiliation International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA), Nano-system Field 
Job Summary The successful candidate will work on on-surface chemistry with high-resolution atomic force microscope/scanning tunneling microscope system, operating in ultra-high vacuum at low temperature.
Qualification The applicant must have, or expect to obtain the Dr. / PhD degree.
I am looking for a highly motivated young scientist with a strong background in Surface Science, Materials Science, or Chemistry.
On-surface chemistry is one of the most attractive topics since functionalized nano-structures can be fabricated via the bottom up approach with small precursor molecules.
The research will be conducted with high-resolution atomic force microscopy, operating at 4K in ultra-high vacuum condition.
Starting Date 2020.05.01 (can be discussed)
Term For one year (can be renewed subject to performance)
Work Place National Institute for Materials Science, Namiki-Site (Tsukuba City, Ibaraki), MANA building
Work Hours 7 hours 45 minutes a day (Negotiable as the Flex-Time System)
Holiday Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays
Salary / Supply According to NIMS regulations.
Employer President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
How to Apply Candidates should send the following by e-mail in Word or pdf format.
  1. CV (with photo)
  2. List of publications
  3. Reprints of three selected papers and one-sentence summary for each paper
  4. Summary of past accomplishments
  5. Names and e-mail addresses of two referees
*Your personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy.
*Documents submitted with applicants will not be returned.
Deadline Until a qualified candidate is found.
How to Judge After document screening, candidates will be contacted for interview.
Contact to
Dr. Shigeki Kawai
International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA)
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
Address: 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044, Japan
E-Mail: KAWAI.Shigeki=nims.go.jp (Please change "=" to "@")