Postdoctoral Researcher in Japan, National Institute for Materials Science

Postdoctoral Researcher in Japan, National Institute for Materials Science

Designation/Position- Postdoctoral Researcher 

National Institute for Materials Science invites application for Postdoctoral Researcher in Japan from eligible and interested candidates 

About-  To accelerate the innovation of materials, advanced analysis technologies holds the key to the realization of “super smart society”. Our aim is to build an international research center for the development of the superior analytical techniques for advanced materials. Firstly we promote the development of the core competence techniques in the advanced materials analysis domain, and develop joint studies in connection with the research projects in NIMS and in the world. Secondly we show a mediation function between academia and industry. Postdoctoral Researcher in Japan

Lastly, as a core organization of the national innovation system, we play a leading role of the open innovation including personnel training, research and development platform, and the international standardization in the field of advanced materials characterization.

Research/Job Area-  Science or engineering

Location-  National Institute for Materials Science, Japan


The applicant should (or is expected to) have a Ph.D. degree in the field of science or engineering.

Research group is seeking a person who has some knowledge and experience in following keywords; surface physics, surface reaction, vacuum science, vacuum equipment design, computational science, or material development with hydrogen. 

It’s better if a person has some degree of programming experience with Labview or similar software.

Research group welcome motivated researchers who can actively discuss.

Research group also welcome a person who collaborates with researchers and engineers from companies, universities and domestic research institutes involved in research activities.

Job/Position Description-  Hydrogen measurement with operando- hydrogen-microscope and analysis of the data.

Design, arrangement and operation of ultra-high vacuum equipment for the microscope.

Starting DateAs soon as possible after April 1st, 2019
Term1 year (renewable depending on the performance)
Work Hours7 hours 45minutes (08:30-17:15) a day (negotiable as the flex-time system).

How to Apply- 

Send the following by e-mail

  • CV with your photo
  • Brief summary of your research accomplishments

(Personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy)

Dr. Akiko Itakura
Group Leader, Surface Physics and Characterization Group
Research Center for Advanced Measurement and Characterization
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) 
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Last Date for Apply–  Until position is filled

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