Open Position

Assistant Professor, Theory of Solid State Physics Research Laboratory (deadline; 4/8)


Assistant Professor (1 person)
Research Division

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

Research Field 

With Professor Yusuke Nomura (2024/4/1 to be appointed), theoretical study on quantum many-body physics using computational and/or informatics methods.

Deadline Must arrive by April 8, 2024
Start of Appointment     As soon as possible after hiring

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

Employment status

Non-tenured: 7 years (possibility of extension up to 3 years after reappointment review)

Compensation Compensation pursuant to regulation of Tohoku University
Application Form Registered mail or email
(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 1,000 words) and research plan after arrival (about 1,000 words)
(4) Contact information of 2 academic referees
(5) Others (if there is anything of special note, it can be attached)
Notes on  Application
*The envelope should be labeled in red asApplication for Assistant Professor, Theory of Solid State Physics Division”, and sent by registered mail. Save the application in PDF format on electronic media such as USB, CD, or DVD. Please be sure to include your name and e-mail address on these media. 

*If you send the application documents via email, the subject line of the email should be “Application for Assistant Professor, Theory of Solid State Physics Division.”  Save the documents in PDF format and attach them to the email.

*In case of email application, you will receive a response email of receipt. If you do not receive the response email within a few days, please contact us via e-mail.

*Please note that application materials will not be returned.

*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.

*If we do not receive sufficient applications by the deadline, we may extend the application period.

Address of Submission
Director, Professor Takahiko Sasaki
via email: 
Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University
2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8577, Japan
via postal mail: (change “_at_” to @)
Director, Professor Takahiko Sasaki
TEL: 022-215-2000 (change “_at_” to @)
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