NIMS Postdoctoral Researcher A few positions available

Fixed Term: International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA), First-Principles Simulation Group

2020.11.26 Fixed Term Researcher


Field or Position NIMS Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People A few positions available
Affiliation International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA), First-Principles Simulation Group 
Job Summary The candidate is expected to work on one or two of the following research projects.
  1. Development of large-scale DFT (density functional theory) calculation methods and theoretical study of nano-scale materials using the techniques.
  2. Materials Research by combining the data science techniques with the electronic structure calculation methods.
  3. Theoretical research and design of materials having “hyper-ordered structures”.
Qualification The applicant must have or is expected to have a Ph. D. in a relevant discipline (physics, chemistry, materials science) before the start of the work. A strong background in computational materials science and/or electronic structure calculation methods is essential.
Starting Date As early as possible (negotiable)
Term One year from the starting date (renewable with annual evaluation.)
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, National Holidays and New Year holidays
Salary / Supply According to NIMS regulations
Employer President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
How to Apply send the following documents via e-mail.
  1. CV (with photo, NIMS format)
  2. List of publications
  3. Reprints of three selected papers
  4. Brief Summary of you research accomplishments
  5. Names and e-mail addresses of two referees
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
Tsuyoshi Miyazaki
Group Leader
First-Principles Simulation Group, Nano-theory field,
International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS),
1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0044, JAPAN.
E-Mail: MIYAZAKI.Tsuyoshi=nims.go.jp (Please change "=" to "@")