Assistant Professor, Laboratory for Materials and Structures, Tokyo Institute of Technology

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[Explanation of institution]

Affiliation:Laboratory for Materials and Structures, Institute of Innovative Research Research Field:Theoretical Calculation on Electronic and Magnetic Materials

Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech), Tokyo, Japan, which is a world-leading research university in Japan, established World Research Hub Initiative (WRHI) that recruits world-renowned professors around the world to do cutting-edge research. The WRHI is looking for an assistant professor (specially appointed) and the followings are details of job description.


[Job details]

A Specially Appointed Assistant Professor position, which is equivalent to Research Associate elsewhere, a world-leading research university in Japan is available for a highly motivated individual who wants to develop or advance his/her academic career in the field of theoretical and computational materials physics. In this direction of research, the DAS group employs various microscopic models and DFT based calculations to understand and predict the quantum phenomena in materials at the level of atoms. The DAS group aims to develop quantitative guidelines to tailor properties of materials in order to design novel materials/phenomena. The Assistant Professor will participate in DAS Lab's research projects which will be primarily focused on the electronic and magnetic materials. He/she will have access to DAS research group computer cluster and the Tokyo Tech large-scale supercomputer TSUBAME.

The successful candidate will be required to engage in the education at Graduate Major in Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, School of Materials and Chemical Technology



[Details of salary, working hours, holiday, period of employment and insurance, accommodation, etc.]

Position title:Assistant Professor (Specially Appointed) Salary:Annual Salary System

Working Hours*:De Facto Working Hours* under Discretionary Labor System:38 hours 45 minutes per week (7 hours 45 minutes per day)*Hours considered as working hours

Term:Until up to March 31th, 2022

Probationary Period:14 days

Social insurance and other benefits: Employee's pension, Mutual Aid Association short-term benefits (health insurance), employment insurance, worker's compensation Insurance.

Day off:Saturdays,Sundays,holidays specified by the National Holidays Act, December 29 to January 3 of the following year.


Application deadline: 31 March

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