Tohoku University, Advanced Institute for Materials Research

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Position ID:Tohoku University-AIMR-POSTDOC [#27320]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Position in Condensed Matter Theory/AMO Theory
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Sendai, Miyagi 980-8577, Japan [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / Condensed Matter Theory, artificial gauge fields, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, Nuclear and Many-Body Theory, Optics and Photonics, Quantum Condensed Matter Theory, theoretical condensed matter physics, Ultra-cold gases, quantum optics, and quantum information
Appl Deadline:2024/04/30 11:59PMhelp popup (accepting applications posted 2024/03/10)
Position Description:    

The Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR), Tohoku University, Japan, is looking for a postdoctoral researcher on condensed matter theory and/or AMO theory to join the group of Prof. Tomoki Ozawa. 

【Description of the Institute】
AIMR was launched as one of the centers established by the World Premier International Research Centers Initiative (WPI) with the support of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), aimed at developing world-class research bases in Japan. 
The main characteristics of AIMR are as follows:
  • Collaboration between materials science and mathematics at the research institute level
  • International research environment: about 40 percent of the researchers are from overseas
  • Comprehensive English language support
  • Provision of an ideal research environment in all areas, including research equipment and grants
【Description of the Group and the Research Field】
The group of Prof. Ozawa was established in February 2020. The main research interest of Ozawa group is theoretical study of many-body and topological physics in condensed matter and AMO systems. The successful candidate is expected to work in collaboration with other members of the group and the institute.
A part of the salary of the position will be paid from Prof. Ozawa's KAKENHI “Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)” on the topic “Geometrical effects in non-Hermitian quantum systems.” 

For more information on the research of Prof. Ozawa, please visit: 

【Work Location】 
AIMR, Tohoku University 2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8577 Japan 

【Job Description】
Official Title: Specially Appointed Assistant Professor
Qualifications: Ph. D. degrees or related doctoral degree at the time of employement
Term:Renewed every year, can be extended up to three years in total
Starting date: Negotiable, between the date when the decision is made and April 1, 2025 
Salary: Around 362,000 JPY per month before tax

【Application Deadline】
April 30, 2024

 【How to Apply】
Interested candidates should submit their Cover Letter (optional), Curriculum Vitae, Publication List, Research Statement (up to two pages), and one or two Letters of Recommendation through Academic Jobs Online.

【Contact Information】
For inquiry, please send an email to Prof. Tomoki Ozawa:

Tohoku University promotes gender equality and welcomes proactive application for job positions by diverse talent. See the following website for information on programs that Tohoku University runs to assist work-life balancing, support researchers, and advance gender equality: Tohoku University Center for Gender Equality Promotion

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Further Info:
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2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8577, Japan