Recruitment Notice: Specially Appointed Assistant Professor

The Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR) welcomes applicants for the position of specially appointed assistant professor to help develop supercapacitors based on chemically modified electrodes.

Successful applicants will become a member of the NEDO project "Development of Supercapacitors Based on Azaphthalocyanine Modified Electrodes." Running from January 2021 to March 2024, the project studies the development of supercapacitors based on modified electrodes composed of metal complexes such as metal phthalocyanines.

Other areas of research expected to be conducted are:

  1. Synthesis of high-performance metal complexes for realizing supercapacitors
  2. Fabrication and analysis of electrochemical devices

Prospective applicants can find more information such as how to apply here.

Position: Specially appointed assistant professor
Location: AIMR, Katahira Campus, 2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8577

• A relevant PhD

• Skills and experience related to interdisciplinary science and engineering with a focus on nano/micro science

• Skills and experience related to applied chemistry

Number of positions: 1
Job Type: Fixed term faculty
Starting date: As soon as possible
Application deadline: The end of March, 2021 or when the position is filled.


Associate Professor Hiroshi Yabu
Advanced Institute for Materials Research(AIMR) , Tohoku University

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