Research Associate Position in the Materials Design and Characterization Laboratory (MDCL) University of Tokyo, Institute for Solid State Physics Japan

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 Materials
Design and Characterization Laboratory (MDCL). The successful candidate will collaborate with
Prof. Taisuke Ozaki and conduct vigorous theoretical researches on development of efficient
and accurate electronic structure methods and its advanced applications including
two-dimensional materials and exotic surfaces. The successful candidate is also expected to
play an active role in national projects and collaborations with experimental groups and in
supervising laboratory activities of the graduate students. The initial appointment is for five
years, and is extended for five more years if the performance is satisfactory. The position is
now open, and the term will start at April 1
st in 2018.


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 October 31, 2017.


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 >

State “Application for research associate position (Prof. Ozaki)” in the subject line.

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 (Prof. Ozaki)” 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,

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. T. Ozaki at

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