Chiba University, International Center for Hadron Astrophysics

Position ID:Chiba University-International Center for Hadron Astrophysics-POSTDOC [#24891]
Position Title: Experimental Astroparticle Physics and Multi-Messenger Astronomy Position at Chiba University
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Chiba, Chiba 263-8522, Japan [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / High Energy Physics, Multi-messenger Astronomy, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Astroparticle Physics, astrophysics, Astrophysics (astro-ph), Astrophysics Experiment, Experimental Astroparticle Physics, Experimental Astrophysics, Experimental High Energy Physics, Experimental Particle Physics, HEP-Experiment (hep-ex), High Energy Experimental, Neutrino Astronomy, Neutrino physics, Particle Astrophysics, Particle Experiment (part-ex), Particle Physics, Particle Physics Detectors and Instrumentation
Astrophysics / Neutrino Astronomy, Astrophysics, Extragalactic Astrophysics, High Energy Astrophysics, Instrumentation/Observation/Experiment, particle astrophysics, Physics, Theoretical Physics / Astrophysics, Cosmology, Gravitational waves, Particle physics (theoretical and experimental) Physics / Astroparticle Physis, Astrophysics (astro-ph), Astrophysics Theory, Cosmology, Dark Matter, Elementary Particle Physics, Elementa, Time-Domain
Appl Deadline:2023/08/24 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/05/23, listed until 2023/11/22)
Position Description:   URMs  

The International Center for Hadron Astrophysics (ICEHAP) at Chiba University are delighted to announce a research associate position for candidates with a strong passion for detector development and IceCube data analysis. 

IceCube is at the forefront of neutrino astrophysics in the high-energy range from 10 GeV to 100 EeV. As a member of the IceCube group at Chiba University, you will have the unique opportunity to contribute to the development and calibration of new optical detectors for the next generation neutrino telescope. These detectors play a crucial role in improving the reconstruction of high-energy neutrino events, leading to a deeper understanding of the origins of high-energy cosmic rays and neutrinos through multi-messenger observations. Moreover, the IceCube group at Chiba University has played a pivotal role in the search for ultra-high-energy cosmic neutrinos. We encourage candidates to explore new detection channels for neutrino signals, develop novel techniques for multi-messenger observations of the universe, and investigate signals beyond the standard model. As a successful candidate, you will be involved in detector calibration and development for the IceCube upgrade and IceCube-Gen2 projects. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to analyze data from the current IceCube and the upgraded detector, collaborating closely with the faculty members of ICEHAP to conduct astrophysics/particle physics research. The initial appointment is for a two-year period, with the possibility of renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance, extending up to 3 years. 

Applicants must hold a Ph.D or equivalent in physics or a closely related field. A strong background in detector or electronics development considered a plus. The review of applications will begin August 24th, 2023, however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Citizens of all nations are welcome to apply. Chiba University is an equal-opportunity employer and values diversity. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our academic community. ICEHAP is committed to promoting cross-disciplinary research of neutrino astronomy and relevant fields in a multi-cultural environment. About half of the researchers in the Division of Neutrino Astronomy are non-Japanese citizens. More information about our institute, please visit

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
+81 (43) 290-2760
International Center for Hadron Astrophysics,
Graduate School of Science, Chiba University,
1-33 Yayoi-cho, Inage-ku, Chiba City,
Chiba 263-8522, Japan