University of Tokyo, High Energy Physics Theory Group, Department of Physics, Facultiy of Science

Position ID:UT-HEP-PD [#15162]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellows
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan [map]
Subject Areas: High-Energy Theory / Astroparticle Physics, Cosmology, Particle Physics, Phenomenology, Theoretical High-Energy, Theoretical Particle Physics
Appl Deadline: (posted 2019/10/17, listed until 2020/04/17)
Position Description:    

Dear Colleagues,

The High Energy Physics Theory Group at the Department of Physics, University of Tokyo, invites applications for two postdoctoral positions in the areas of particle physics phenomenology and its connections to astrophysics and cosmology. The appointment periods will be (a) three years, starting from April 2020 or later, and (b) from April 2020 or later to March 2021. The salary is about 300,000 JPY/month, and the research and travel expenses of about 500,000 JPY/year will be supported. These positions are funded by JSPS KAKENHI No. 19H05810 and No. 16H06490.

The applications should include (1) CV, (2) research statement, (3) publication list, and (4) three letters of recommendation. They should be uploaded via Academic Jobs Online. 

Application documents can be either in English or Japanese. The search is open until filled, but for full considerations please submit the applications and letters by December 2, 2019.

The High Energy Physics Theory Group at the Department of Physics, University of Tokyo currently consists of six faculty members (Koichi Hamaguchi, Yutaka Matsuo, Takeo Moroi, Natsumi Nagata, Kazunori Nakayama, and Tatsuma Nishioka), one postdoc and many Ph.D. students. The interests of the group include a wide range of topics in particle physics phenomenology and field theory, particle cosmology, and string theory. There are also close contacts with the research groups at Kavli-IPMU, University of Tokyo. More information can be found at

contact: Koichi Hamaguchi

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
High Energy Physics Theory Group,
Department of Physics, Faculty of Science,
University of Tokyo,
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan

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