Open Position

Research Assistant Professor, Multi-Functional Materials Science Research Laboratory


Research Assistant Professor (1 person)
Research Division

Multi-Functional Materials Science Research Laboratory

Research Field 

Research work related to the project 'Development of High-Functionality Perovskite-Related Compounds Using Amorphous Precursors' under JST CREST. We are looking for a researcher who is enthusiastic about material research using information science, and exploring new materials. She/he with experience in first-principles calculations is particularly welcome.


Applicant must hold a PhD degree, or must be expected to receive a PhD degree before the employment

Start of Appointment

At the earliest possible after April, 2024

Employment status

Full-time  Non‐tenured

From April 1, 2024 to March 31, 2025. Thereafter, there is a possibility of annual renewal until the end of March 2028.
Compensation Compensation pursuant to regulation of Tohoku University

March 4, 2024 no later than. Applications will be closed as soon as a suitable candidate is hired.

(1)Curriculum Vitae with photo
(2)A list of research achievements (Free format, including acquisition of external funding, awards, etc.)
(3)Summary of achievements to date (free format without word limitation) 
(4)Contact information of 2 academic referees
(5)Others (if there is anything of special note, it can be attached)
Address of Submission
Professor Yu Kumagai
Multi-Functional Materials Science , 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 @)
*Only accepting applications via e-mail.
*Selection will be closed as soon as the candidate is decided.
*If you do not receive a reply within a few days, please contact us by e-mail.
*If we do not receive sufficient applications by the deadline, we may extend the application period.
*The application materials will be used only for the selection process and will not be returned.
Professor Yu Kumagai
TEL: +81-22-215-2106
E-mail: (change “_at_” to @)
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