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RESEARCHER PROFILEEstablished Researcher (R3)Recognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE03/08/2020 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Miyagi
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
The person will be a member of Y.P.Chen-Kumatani Group which works on an interdisciplinary research field related quantum materials and their spintronics. The main research interest of this job vacancy is experimental quantum sensing using qubit-like systems (such as diamond NV centers, quantum dots, superconducting quantum devices) for applications to study quantum materials, spintronics, and fundamental physics (such as dark matter detection). The job is part of FRiD program at Tohoku (https://w3.tohoku.ac.jp/frid/project/quantum-sensing-from-materials-to-u...) and may involve close collaboration with the research groups of Prof. T.Otsuka (semiconductor quantum dots and spin qubits) in RIEC and/or Prof. K.Inoue (high energy physics, neutrino physics, dark matter) in RCNS in Tohoku, and overseas labs at Purdue Univ.
[Address of work location and other information]
Y.P.Chen-Kumatani Group, Materials Physics group
Advanced Institute for Materials Research,Tohoku University
Assistant Professor or Postdoctoral Researcher (Postdoctoral Research Associate)
Number of Positions: 1 person
September 1, 2020 (negotiable)
[Treatment after recruitment]
Level of appointment (Assist Professor or postdoc) will
depend on qualiﬁcation and experience of the candidate.
*The contract can be renewed by each ﬁscal year (starting
Apr. 1) subject to mutual agreement, continued funding, and applicable institutional policy.
(Contract will be terminated for the completion of the project.)
Annual Salary System
[Starting time, ending time]
Flexible Work Hours: As a basis, starting time (8:30) to
ending time (17:15), but left up to the discretion of each
Saturdays and Sundays, national holidays, and the period of days from December 29 to January 3
Admission into the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports,
Science and Technology Mutual Aid Association
Unemployment Insurance Yes
Worker's Compensation Insurance Yes
･Tohoku University promotes gender equality and welcomes proactive application for job positions by diverse talent.
･Pursuant to Article 8 of the Act on Securing, Etc. of Equal Opportunity and Treatment between Men and Women in Employment, Tohoku University shall, as a measure for increasing the presence of women among the academic staff, prioritize the hiring of women deemed qualified for each job opening, based on impartial evaluation.
･Tohoku University has the largest on-campus childcare system of all Japanese national universities. This network comprises three nurseries: Kawauchi Keyaki Nursery school (capacity: 30) and Aobayama Midori Nursery school (100), both open to all university employees, as well as Hoshinoko Nursery school (120), which is open to Seiryo Campus staff. In addition, Tohoku University Hospital runs a childcare room for mildly ill and convalescent children available to all university employees.
･See the following website for information on these and other programs that Tohoku University runs to assist work-life balancing, support researchers, and advance gender equality.
Tohoku University Center for Gender Equality Promotion website:
The "Postdoctoral Researcher" in this job posting is a "Postdoctoral Research Associate" at Tohoku University, but by the job type list of JREC-IN Portal, it corresponds to the "researcher/postdoc level."
EURAXESS offer ID: 527913
Posting organisation offer ID: D120041414
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