Open Position

Professor, Cooperative Research and Development Center for Advanced Materials (deadline; 2/20)


Professor (1 person)
Research Division

Cooperative Research and Development Center for Advanced Materials, Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University.

Research Field 

Promoting research and development of new advanced materials at the Cooperative Research and Development Center for Advanced Materials (CRDAM) of the Institute for Materials Research (IMR), Tohoku University. In particular, this professor belongs to the Industry-Academia Collaboration (IAC) Division of CRDAM, and leads the industry-academia-government collaboration activities of IMR.

Deadline Must arrive by February 20, 2024
Start of Appointment     From May 1, 2024 or the earliest possible date thereafter

Applicant must hold a PhD degree

This professor should have excellent research achievements in the field of materials science and sufficient experience in industry-academia-government collaboration activities at the university. In particular, the professor should have sufficient experience in supporting and coordinating joint research with industry, obtaining and managing large-scale projects, etc. from ministries and public research funding agencies, and international activities such as supporting collaboration with overseas research institutions, etc.
Employment status


Compensation Compensation pursuant to regulation of Tohoku University
Application Form Mailing
(1) Curriculum Vitae with photo
(2) A list of research achievements (original papers, proceedings, books and commentaries, presentations at national and international conferences, patents, competitive grants received, etc.)
(3) Summary of research achievements (approx. 2000 words)
(4) Overview of past achievements related to industry-academia cooperation activities and participation in and acquisition of major projects such as national/international research projects.
(5) Research Plan up to 2 pages
(6) Action Plans of Promoting and Supporting for Industry-academia collaboration in IMR up to 2 pages
(7) Contact information of two references
Notes on  Application
*Send above documents as PDF files stored in a USB memory

*The envelope should be labeled in red as “CRDAM Full Professor Position”, and should be sent by registered mail

*We will dispose of all application documents responsibly.

*The resume will be used only for the purpose of this application, and personal information will not be disclosed to any third party without justifiable reason.
Address of Submission
Director/Prof. Takahiko Sasaki
Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University
2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8577, Japan
Professor Hidemi Kato
TEL: 022-215-2110 (change “_at_” to @)
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