Open Position

Associate Professor, Multi-Functional Materials Science (Kumagai group) (deadline; 10/14)


Associate Professor (1 person)
Research Division

Multi-Functional Materials Science (Kumagai group), Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University.

Research Field 

Materials research including ceramics using theoretical computation or informatics


Applicant must hold a PhD degree

Start of Appointment

At the earliest possible after the selection

Employment status

Full-time  Non‐tenured

10  years (possibility of extension up to 5 years with evaluation)
Compensation Compensation pursuant to regulation of Tohoku University

10/14/2022  no later than

(1) Curriculum Vitae with photo
(2) List of research achievements
・Original papers (list of publications by either Scopus or Web of Science, and others)
・Presentations and proceedings of international conferences
・Status of acquisition of competitive funds
・Citation rate data, etc.
(3) Details of research achievements (A4 1 page) and research plan after arrival (A4 1 page)
(4) Copies of 10 representative papers 
(5) Contact information of 2 academic referees
(6) Others (if there is anything of special note, it can be attached)
Address of Submission
Professor Yu Kumagai
Multi-Functional Materials Science (Kumagai group), Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University
2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8577, Japan

*Please write "Application for Associate Professor, Division of Composite Functional Materials" in red on the front of the envelope, save it in PDF format on a CD or DVD, or other electronic information media, and send it by registered mail. Please be sure to include your name and e-mail address on these media. Note that the media related to these applications will not be returned.

*Application by email is also available.

*If you do not receive a reply within a few days, please contact us by e-mail.
*The application materials will be used only for the selection process and will not be returned.

Professor Yu Kumagai
Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University
2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8577, Japan
TEL: +81-22-215-2106
E-mail: (change “_at_” to @)
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