Recruitment notice: Assistant Professor or Postdoc Researcher, WPI-AIMR

Recruitment notice: Assistant Professor or Postdoc Researcher, WPI-AIMR

The Advanced Institute for Materials Research at Tohoku University is recruiting for the following positions.

Position: Assistant Professor or Postdoc Researcher
Location: World Premiere Institute - Advanced Institute for Materials Research (WPI-AIMR)
Job description: The successful candidate will lead and develop projects in the interdisciplinary-international joint research lab "Quantum Materials and Spintronics (QMS)" directed by Principle Investigator Prof. Yong Chen. They will be based mainly at WPI-AIMR at Tohoku University in Sendai City but will also collaborate with and be a visiting researcher at Prof. Y. Chen's Lab at Purdue University, U.S.A. The chosen candidate will have the opportunity to use the state-of-the-art facilities at AIMR and to develop additional collaborations with other international and local researchers at the institute.

(1) The applicant must be an experimentalist trained in an appropriate field in science or engineering such as materials science, condensed matter physics, or nanotechnology, with expertise in at least one of the following:

  • Crystal growth/materials synthesis and fabrication (examples include 2D/nano/topological materials and novel superconducting/magnetic materials)
  • Magnetism or spintronics
  • Superconductivity or correlated materials
  • Two-dimensional materials or topological materials
  • Nanodevices
  • Transport or other measurements (such as optical, NMR, scanning-probe-microscopes)

(2) Language proficiency in English is required. For assistant professor candidates, proficiency in Japanese is also desirable.

(3) Good communication, presentation and writing skills.

(4) Ability to work well independently and in a team.

Number of positions: A few
Position type: Fixed-term
Application deadline: The position is open until filled


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