Recruitment of Postdoctoral Researcher, Ozawa Lab, Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University

Position Description

We look for a postdoctoral researcher to join the group of Assoc. Prof. Tomoki Ozawa in AIMR, Tohoku University. Ozawa group is a newly founded lab which started February 2020. The main research interest of the group is theoretical condensed matter physics and theoretical AMO physics, especially topological and many-body physics in ultracold atomic gases, photonics, and related fields.


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Recruitment information

Position Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ozawa Lab, Materials Physics group
Job type, rank, number 1 person
Term Renewed every year, can be extended up to three years
Starting date April 1, 2021 or later (negotiable)
Deadline for applications Monday, Nov 30, 2020
Research fields Theory of condensed matter physics and AMO physics, such as ultracold atomic gases and/or photonics
Qualifications Ph. D. degrees or related doctor’s degree
  • Full time
  • Salary: 362,000 JPY per month before tax
Application materials
  • CV including list of publications
  • Research Statement (up to two pages)
  • One or Two letters of Recommendation
* All documents are used only for the selection.
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Assoc. Prof. Tomoki Ozawa
Advanced Institute for Materials Research(AIMR) , Tohoku University