A Research Associate Position at the Institute for Solid State Physics University of Tokyo, Institute for Solid State Physics

A Research Associate Position   

at the Institute for Solid State Physics (ISSP), the University of Tokyo

The ISSP is seeking outstanding candidates for a research associate position in the Functional
Materials Research Group. The successful candidate will collaborate with Assoc. Prof. O. Sugino
and conduct computational research on functional materials using state‐of‐the‐art
first‐principles simulation methods. The successful candidate is also expected to play an active
role in supervising laboratory activities of the graduate students. The initial appointment is for
five years, and is extended if the performance is satisfactory. The position is now open, and the
term should start at the earliest possible date.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant field, or otherwise must get a
degree before the starting date of appointment. Applications should include the following
documents prepared either in English or Japanese and should be sent by post or alternatively
by E‐mail to the address below. All the documents must arrive no later than April 16th , 2018.   

1) CV with photo including academic record and professional career

2) Complete list of publications (mark three most important papers)   

3) Copy of the three papers marked above

4) Summary of research accomplishments (up to two pages)

5) Research plan (up to two pages).

In addition, applicants should arrange for a letter of reference to be sent to the same address.   
Applications should be addressed to:

(Online submission:)
First, send an e‐mail to the following e‐mail address.
        < ISSP general affairs office >    issp‐jinji@issp.u‐tokyo.ac.jp
State “Application for research associate position (Assoc. Prof. Sugino)” in the subject

Do not attach any documents.
Secondly, upload the application documents. The URL for upload will be informed.

(Postal mail submission:)
Send application documents enclosed in an envelope and clearly labeled in red color
“Application for research associate position (Assoc. Prof. Sugino)” on the front. The
documents should be sent by registered mail.

Administration Office,
The Institute for Solid State Physics,
The University of Tokyo,
5‐1‐5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa,   
Chiba 277‐8581,

The University of Tokyo is committed to gender equality in hiring.

If you have any questions, please contact Assoc. Prof. O. Sugino at sugino@issp.u‐tokyo.ac.jp.   

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