Recruitment of Research Associate or Specially Appointed Assistant Professor at Kim Lab, Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR), Tohoku University

Overview

We look for a research associate or a specially appointed assistant professor (research) to join the group of Hyoung Seop Kim, the principal investigator in AIMR, Tohoku University. The main research interest of the group is General Physical Metallurgy, including high entropy alloys, structural metallic materials, and hydrogen storage alloys.

The candidate will engage in research activities in cooperation with other laboratory members as a member of Kim Lab.

Recruitment information

Position Research Associate or Specially Appointed Assistant Professor
Job type, rank, number 1 person
Term Renewed every year, can be extended up to 3 years
Starting date April 1, 2024, or the earliest possible date thereafter
Deadline for applications Deadline for receipt is April 20, 2024.
(applications will be closed as soon as a candidate is selected)
Research fields
  • Area: Nanotechnology/Materials
    Discipline: Metallic material properties
  • Area: Nanotechnology/Materials
    Discipline: Structural materials and functional materials
  • Area: Nanotechnology/Materials
    Discipline: Green sustainable chemistry and environmental chemistry
Qualifications
  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. or related doctor’s degree.
  • Applicants must have native level written and verbal communication skills in Japanese to work in a team.
Treatment
  • Full-time (non-tenured)
  • Work location: Tohoku district - Miyagi
  • Salary: The No. 3 annual salary system is applied. The annual salary includes monthly salary, regional allowances, year-end and diligent service allowance, and retirement allowance.
Application materials
  • CV (prescribed form of Tohoku University)
  • Publications list (papers, books, lectures, awards, etc.)
  • Summary of research results to date and research proposal at AIMR (maximum: 2 A4 pages)
  • Names and contact information for two or three persons who can provide opinions on the applicant
* All documents are used only for screening, and they will not be returned.
How to apply Please convert and combine the application materials (1) to (4) into a single PDF file and send by email to the following address. The email title should be “AIMR Application: Kim Lab”.
Where to apply Hyoung Seop Kim
Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR) , Tohoku University
hskim_lab_aimr@grp.tohoku.ac.jp

Contact

Hyoung Seop Kim
Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR), Tohoku University

E-mail: hskim_lab_aimr@grp.tohoku.ac.jp

Remarks

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