Open Position

Assistant Professor, Multi-Functional Materials Science (deadline; 6/8)


Assistant Professor (1 person)
Research Division

Multi-Functional Materials Science , Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University.

Research Field 

Theoretical researches on material science using first-principles calculations and/or informatics


Applicant must hold a PhD degree

Start of Appointment

At the earliest possible after the selection

Employment status

Full-time  Non‐tenured

7 years (possibility of extension up to 3 years with evaluation)
Compensation Compensation pursuant to regulation of Tohoku University

8/6/2023  no later than

(1) Curriculum Vitae with photo
(2) A list of research achievements (Free format, including acquisition of external funding, awards, etc.)
(3) Details of research achievements (about 2000 words) and research plan after arrival (about 2,000 words)
(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

*Please write "Application for Assistant Professor, Division of Multi-Functional Materials Science" in red on the front of the envelope, save the application in PDF format on electronic media such as USB, CD, or DVD, and send it by registered mail. Please be sure to include your name and e-mail address on these media. Please note that we will not return any media related to the application

*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
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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