Postdoctoral Researcher 1 position available

Fixed Term: Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, Neuromorphic Devices Group

Field or Position Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1 position available
Affiliation Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, Neuromorphic Devices Group 
Research Summary Fabrication and evaluation of spintronics-based neuromorphic devices.
Duties are subject to change within the scope of the Employee’s position.
Qualification Applicants should (or are expected to) have a Ph.D. degree in the field of spintronics (spin wave devices, magnetic tunnel junction), and neuromorphic devices.
We are seeking a person who has some knowledge and experience in following keywords; spintronics, spin wave, magnonics, neuromorphic computing.
Starting Date June 1st, 2024, or later (to be discussed)
Term 1 year

Renewal of the contract will be determined based on work performance, work attitude, progress of the work engaged in, workload at the end of the contract period, budget situation, and other factors. The maximum employment period shall not exceed five (5) years. This may be subject to change because of amendments to the Working Regulations.
Work Place National Institute for Materials Science, Namiki Site (Tsukuba-city Ibaraki, Japan)
The scope of the change of place of work shall be limited to each of the Employer’s site, as well as other locations separately approved by the Employer.
Work Hours 7 hours 45 minutes a day, or Discretionary labor system
Deemed working hours when the discretionary labor system is applied are 8 hours and 15 minutes per day.
Holiday Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays, New Year holidays, annual paid leave, and other holidays as stipulated in the NIMS Regulations
Salary / Supply According to NIMS regulations. Commuting allowance and national insurance are also included.
Fixed overtime pay included in monthly salary (Article 10, item 3 of the Salary Regulations for Fixed Term Employees)
Trial Period 2 months from the start date of employment
Insurance Health insurance (MEXT Mutual Aid Association), Welfare Pension Insurance, Employment Insurance and Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance. You will be automatically enrolled in these insurances when working conditions meet the requirements.
Employer President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
How to Apply Send the followings by E-mail (as PDF format)
  • NIMS-CV with a photo
  • List of publications
  • Brief summary of your research accomplishments
  • PDF files of three main papers
  • Names and email addresses of two Referees
Submitted documents will not be returned. Personal information will be used or disclosed only for the purposes of screening.
Delivery Address Takashi Tsuchiya
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Deadline Until a qualified candidate is found.
How to Judge Document screening followed by face to face/online interview.
Selected applicant will be notified by email.
Contact to
Takashi Tsuchiya
Neuromorphic Devices Group,
Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, NIMS
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