Recruitment Notice: Director of Research Support Division

Since its establishment in 2007, the Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR) at Tohoku University has pioneered critical research on devices and systems, weaving together the fields of materials science and mathematics. The institute has also driven initiatives to ensure these innovations reverberate into society.

Now, AIMR is seeking to appoint a new director of its Research Support Division. The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Provide overall supervision and management of the Research Support Division's operations
  • Assist the director of the institute in their duties, with a view to strengthening the Research Department
  • Coordinate with the university and related ministries and agencies
  • Promote multifaceted and active collaboration with domestic and international research institutions and industry

For more details on the position, see here.

Position: Director of Research Support Division
Location: 2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8577

PhD or an equivalent degree

Number of positions: 1
Job type: Fixed-term (non tenured)
Starting date: October 1, 2023 (negotiable)
Application deadline: Friday, June 30, 2023 at 5 p.m. (JST)

How to Apply

Please send the following materials as a single PDF file to the contact email below. The email title should be "Application for Director of Research Support Division, AIMR."

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Publication list (related to research, education, and administration)
  3. A personal statement that describes your interest
  4. The names, affiliations, and email addresses of two references


Recruitment team at the Research Support Division,
AIMR, Tohoku University

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