Research Associate at Division of Condensed Matter Science (Mori Group) University of Tokyo, Division of Condensed Matter Science (Mori Group) 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 division
of condensed matter science. The successful candidate will collaborate with Prof. Hatsumi MORI
to conduct researches of physics and/or chemistry for molecular materials: development of
functional molecular materials, possessing physical properties and functionalities. 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. An
extension for five more years will be considered based on the performance in the first period. 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 online. All the documents must arrive no later than Feb 15th, 2019.

1) CV with photo including academic record and professional career
2) Complete list of publications (mark three most important papers)
3) Copy of the papers marked above
4) Summary of research accomplishments (up to two pages)
5) Research plan (up to two pages)
6) Letter of recommendation (applicant should arrange a letter of recommendation to be sent
directly from a recommender to ISSP)

The documents should be submitted in one of the following ways:

(A) Online submission
First, send an e-mail to with the e-mail subject being "Application
for research associate position (Mori Lab.)". (The message body can be blank. Do not attach
any documents.) Wait for the message from ISSP including the URL for upload. Then, upload
the application documents.

(B) Postal mail submission
Send application documents enclosed in an envelope with an on-arrival notation
“Application for research associate position (Mori Lab.)” in red on the front. The documents
should be sent by registered mail to the following address:

Administration Office,
The Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo,
5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8581, JAPAN
The University of Tokyo is committed to gender equality in hiring. Questions about the document
submission procedure should be addressed to For other questions,
contact Prof. H. Mori at

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