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Postdoctoral Researcher 1 position available

Fixed Term: Research and Services Division of Materials Data and Integrated System (MaDIS), Energy Materials Design Group

2019.12.11 Fixed Term Researcher

Field or Position Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed Term)
Number of People 1 position available
Affiliation Research and Services Division of Materials Data and Integrated System (MaDIS), Energy Materials Design Group 
Job Summary The postdoctoral researcher is expected to mainly contribute to the acceleration of the design of new polymer materials. He/she will use and develop diverse artificial intelligence technics for automatically designing new organic compounds, infer their synthetic route and predict their functional properties. The designed polymers are expected to have a direct and positive impact on the industry and society. This position is supported by a JST CREST project (https://www.jst.go.jp/kisoken/crest/index.html).
  1. Candidates should have a PhD or expect to receive the degree by the start of the employment.
  2. They should have a strong background in materials science, chemistry, or physics with programming skills.
  3. They would preferably have an experience in materials researches using machine learning techniques.
  4. Sufficient English language ability for communication with staff and collaborators.
Starting Date As early as possible
Term 1 year (renewable for a second year by mutual agreement)
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 Saturdays, Sundays, and National Holidays
Salary / Supply Supply Followed by NIMS Regulations. National Insurance is Included.
Employer President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
How to Apply Send the following items by email to Dr. Keitaro Sodeyama (See below).
  1. CV with your photo
  2. List of Publications Including Papers and Invited Talks
  3. Brief summary of your research accomplishments (1--2 Pages / A4 Size)
  4. Self-Promotion (1 Page / A4 Size)
  5. Reprints:PDF files of 3 papers
  6. Names, affiliations and contact details of two referees
(Your personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy.)
Delivery Address Please refer to Contact to below.
Deadline Until the position is filled.
How to Judge Document Screening and Interview. (Interview over Skype is possible.) The submitted documents will be used only for the selection.
Contact to
Dr. Keitaro Sodeyama
Energy Materials Design Group, MaDIS
National Institute for Materials Science
E-Mail: SODEYAMA.Keitaro=nims.go.jp (Please change "=" to "@")