Open Position

Professor, Theory of Solid State Physics (deadline; 10/31)


Professor (1 person)
Research Division

Theory of Solid State Physics, Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University.

Research Field 

Theoretical research on broad range of condensed matter physics. A researcher who promotes theoretical research on materials sciences in cooperation with experimental groups on an international scale. Please refer to the objective of Solid State Theory Group .
This is a reopening of the previous call for professorships in the same division, which was due in August 2020. We welcome applications from motivated young and female researchers from abroad.


Applicant must hold a PhD degree

Start of Appointment

At the earliest possible after the selection

Employment status

Full-time  Tenured (by the end of fiscal year (March) when one reaches 65 years old.)

Compensation Compensation pursuant to regulation of Tohoku University

10/31/2022  no later than

(1) Curriculum Vitae with photo
(2) A list of research achievements (Journal publications, books, proceedings, invited presentations in conferences, acquired founding, citation report/record (or Publons ID/ORCID ID) and other outcomes.)
(3) PDF Copies of up to 10 major publications
(4) Research achievements(up to 4 pages ) 
(5) Research plan(up to 4 pages)
(6) Two recommendation letters or contact information of two references.
Send above documents as PDF files stored in a USB memory.
Address of Submission
Director of Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University
2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8577, Japan

*The envelope should be labeled in red as “  Theory of Solid State Physics   Position”
*The application materials will be used only for the selection process and will not be returned.

Professor Takahiko Sasaki
Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University
2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8577, Japan
TEL: +81-22-215-2025
E-mail: (change_attmk_to @)
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