Open Position

CDMSI Position Post-doctoral Researcher


Number to be admitted 1 Post-doctoral Researcher
(Tohoku University promote gender equality. Please check Website.
Organization Institute for Material Research, Tohoku University
Research field and Desired researcher
(1)   Development of original application programs for computational materials science: target area includes various fields of computational materials physics and computational materials engineering for functional materials and structural materials.
(2)    Implementation of phase-field simulations of alloy solidification or molecular dynamics simulations of solid/liquid system for the K supercomputer in collaboration with a research group in CDMSI (Prof. M. Ohno at Hokkaido Univ., Prof. Shibuta at Univ. of Tokyo and Prof. Takaki at Kyoto Inst. Tech.)

Ph.D or equivalent in the area of Physics, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering with the background of computational science

Starting date

Jan. 1, 2019 (Starting date is negotiable.)

Employment status Full-time   Non‐tenured (until March 31, 2020)
His/her office is located at IMR (Institute for Materials Research), but for the fiscal year of 2019 (April 2019- March 2020), his/her affiliation may be changed from IMR to one of the three places mentioned above.
 In addition to salary, commuting benefit is paid and social insurance is secured.
5 working days (equivalent to 38hours45mins)
Application deadline 10/31/2018  no later than
Application materials

(1) Curriculum Vitae with photo
(2)A list of research achievements
(3) Certificate of Ph. D degree 
(4)Summary of research activities(including the experience of computer programming within 2pages/A4)
(5)future scope of research works (within 2 pages/A4)
※Selection is based on documents listed below and interview*
Interview is via either Videoconferencing system or PC online Skype system.

Where to apply

Personnel section , Institute for Material Research, Tohoku University
2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8577

※The envelope should be labeled in red as “Application of Postdoctoral fellow, CDMSI Position

※The application materials will be used only for the selection and not be returned.

Contact details

Professor Tomohiro Takaki

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,
Kyoto Institute of Technology
TEL:+81-75-724-7317 _at_ to @)