Open Position

Professor, Theory of Solid State Physics


The deadline is extended to Aug. 17th considering the influence of COVID-19.
Application Professor ( 1 person)
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Research Division

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

Research Field and Required Talent

Leading scientist in pure and applied condensed matter physics in the international landscape. Conduction of theoretical research on varieties of matters and materials in collaborations with experimental groups are expected. Please refer to the objective of Solid State Theory Group.


PhD or equivalent degree

Start of Appointment

Between April and September of 2021.

Term of Appointment

By the end of fiscal year(March) when one reaches 65 years old.

Compensation Compensation pursuant to regulation of Tohoku University
Dead line

Must arrive by August 17th, 2020.

(1) Full CV with a Photo
(2) Scientific achievements. Please classify the list into, refereed journal publications, books, proceedings, invited presentations in conferences, acquired founding, citation report/record(or Publons ID/ORCID ID)and other outcomes.
(3) PDF files of major publications(up to 10)
(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
The director office of Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University
Katahira 2-1-1, Aobaku, Sendai, Japan, 980-8577, Japan
1)Write “Application for Theory of Solid State Physics” by red ink on the surface of the envelop.
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3)We do not return application documents.
Institute for Materials Research 
Prof. Hiroyuki Nojiri
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