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Postdoctoral Researcher 1 or 2 positions available

Fixed Term: MANA (International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics)

2020.08.07 Fixed Term Researcher


Field or Position Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1 or 2 positions available
Affiliation MANA (International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics) 
Job Summary The project funded from Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) until 2022 March is fundamental study for developing medical device to deactivate biofilm activity. We study interaction between pathogens and electrode material to control cellular metabolism by using electrochemistry, fluorescent microscope, and mass spectrometry. Backgrounds for electrochemistry, bacteriology, molecular biology, and material chemistry are suitable for this project.
Qualification Applicants should have or are expected to receive a Ph.D. degree in the field of chemistry or related area.
Starting Date October 1st 2020 or earlier (negotiable)
Term One year (renewal is possible depending on an evaluation until March 31st 2025)
Work Place National Institute for Materials Science, Namiki –site (Tsukuba city, Ibaraki)
Work Hours 7 hours 45 minutes a day (negotiable as the flex-time system)
Holiday Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays
Salary / Supply Supply Followed by NIMS regulations. Commuting allowance and national insurance are also included.
Employer President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
How to Apply Email or post following items:
  1. CV
  2. Brief summary of your research accomplishments (up to 3 pages).
  3. List of publications.
  4. Brief summary of your Ph.D. thesis up to 3 pages.
  5. Name and addresses of at least two referees.
    Reprints: PDF files of no more than 3 papers
  6. Name, affiliation and contact details of at least two referees
(Your personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy.)
Delivery Address The contact address below
Deadline Until qualified candidate is found.
How to Judge After document screening, short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Contact to
Dr. Akihiro Okamoto
Independent Scientist
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS),
Namiki 1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044, Japan
E-Mail: OKAMOTO.akihiro=nims.go.jp(Please change "=" to "@")