Open Position

Associate Professor, Multi-Functional Materials Science Research Laboratory


Associate Professor (1 person)
Research Division

Multi-Functional Materials Science Research Laboratory

Research Field 

Materials research including ceramics using theoretical computation or informatics


Applicant must hold a PhD degree

Employment status

Full-time  Non‐tenured: 10 years (possibility of extension up to 5 years after reappointment review)

Compensation Compensation pursuant to regulation of Tohoku University

Jun 13, 2024

Application Form Email Only
  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 achievements to date (approx. 800 words) 
  4. 10 representative papers
  5. Contact information of 2 academic referees
  6. Others (if there is anything of special note, it can be attached)
Address of Submission
Professor Yu Kumagai
E-mail: (change “_at_” to @)
*The subject line of the email should be “Application for associate professor position.”
* When you apply by email, you will receive a response email of receipt. If you do not receive the response email within a few days, please contact us via email.
*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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