Research Associate in the Quantum Materials Group (Miwa Group) 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 Quantum
Materials Group. The successful candidate will collaborate with Assoc. Prof. Shinji Miwa and
will conduct research on novel thin-film device using topological magnetic materials, organic
molecules, and magnetic metals. The candidate will educate graduate students and will
contribute to organization of the research group. It is better to have an interest on thin-film
device fabrication and device physics probed by microwave and X-ray spectroscopies. 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 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 July 27, 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 >
State “Application for research associate position (Assoc. Prof. Miwa)” 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 (Assoc. Prof. Miwa)” 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. S. Miwa at

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