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Position: Postdoctoral Researchers at Nanoscale Quantum Photonics Laboratory
Institution: Institute of Physical and Chemical Research
Location: Hirosawa, Wako, Japan
Duties: Successful applicant is expected to conduct experimental research in the Nanoscale Quantum Photonics Laboratory. Our current research efforts include, but are not limited to, optical properties, exciton physics, and quantum electrodynamic effects in individual carbon nanotubes. Projects will involve fabrication and engineering of nanoscale devices, microspectroscopy and imaging measurements, as well as development of automated data collection and analysis systems
Requirements: Applicants must have obtained a doctoral degree in physics, applied physics, electrical engineering, or a closely related field, within five years of the date of appointment. Written and verbal English proficiency is required. Applicants are expected to have a strong publication record that demonstrates their capability for cutting-edge scientific research
   
Text: Jump to the main content. Access Contact us Sitemap Help Japanese Text Size Large Standard About RIKEN Research News & Media Careers Outreach Community Careers Home > Careers > Job Opportunities > Please enable JavaScript in your browser. Seeking Postdoctoral Researchers (W18004) Laboratory Nanoscale Quantum Photonics Laboratory RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (Chief Scientist: Yuichiro Kato) Research field and overview The Nanoscale Quantum Photonics Laboratory focuses on exploring the physics underlying the operation of nanoscale photonic devices, with an emphasis on devices that utilize individual single-walled carbon nanotubes. For more information, please refer to the following websites: Kato Group, Nanoscale Quantum Photonics Laboratory Nanoscale Quantum Photonics Laboratory Job title, available positions and job description Job title, available positions Postdoctoral Researcher, 1-2 positions Job description Successful applicant is expected to conduct experimental research in the Nanoscale Quantum Photonics Laboratory under the guidance of Dr. Yuichiro Kato. Our current research efforts include, but are not limited to, optical properties, exciton physics, and quantum electrodynamic effects in individual carbon nanotubes. Projects will involve fabrication and engineering of nanoscale devices, microspectroscopy and imaging measurements, as well as development of automated data collection and analysis systems. Qualifications Applicants must have obtained a doctoral degree in physics, applied physics, electrical engineering, or a closely related field, within five years of the date of appointment. Written and verbal English proficiency is required. Applicants are expected to have a strong publication record that demonstrates their capability for cutting-edge scientific research. Extensive experience in nanoscale devices and/or optical spectroscopy is highly preferred. Work location Branch and address RIKEN Wako (2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198) Salary and benefits A one-year fixed-term employment contract, renewable based on evaluation, to a maximum of 5 years. RIKEN may adjust the above maximum period of renewability based on a) the employee’s abilities, work load at the time of contract completion, performance and work attitude and b) the continuation of the employee’s center, laboratory or project and RIKEN’s management situation and budget at the time. In principle, employment contracts will not be renewed for individuals older than 65 years. The employee’s period of fixed-term employment cannot exceed 10 years from the initial date of hire (or 10 years from April 1, 2013 for fixed-term employees already at RIKEN prior to this date). There will be a trial period of employment (in principle, 2 months). Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Commuting and housing allowances will be provided. Social insurance will be applied. Mandatory membership in the RIKEN Mutual Benefit Society (RIKEN Kyosaikai). Days off include public holidays, New Year's holidays (Dec. 29 - Jan 3), and RIKEN Foundation Day. These and other provisions are in accordance with RIKEN regulations. RIKEN is promoting a Gender Equity Program by taking various measures to create a workplace where both men and women are able to give full rein to their talents and abilities. When applicants are judged to be equally qualified on the basis of fair and impartial criteria, women applicants will be given preference. *Also, eligible for an exemption from repayment for category 1 scholarship loans provided by the Japan Student Services Organization before fiscal year 2003, and eligible for applying for MEXT Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research ( Kakenhi ) Application and required documents Required documents Cover Letter (Include a summary of research achievements and a detailed description of a research project that you would like to pursue in our group. The project proposal should bring together your personal expertise with our strengths, and have a clear scientific merit.) Complete CV WORD(56KB) or EXCEL(58KB) (with photo and email address. Also include the names and email addresses of references.) *Write the open call ID “W18004”, indicated in the parentheses next to the job title, in the open call ID section in the upper right corner of your CV. List of publications (Please include a link to a ResearcherID or a Google Scholar page.) Three letters of recommendation including one from the current supervisor (Please arrange the letters to be emailed directly to the contact address below. If the current supervisor's recommendation is not available, a recommendation letter from a third party will be accepted.) How to apply Please email PDF files of the application documents to the contact address shown below. Recommendation letters must be emailed directly from the references. Note: Application documents will not be returned. Deadline Open until the position is filled Handling personal data Submitted documents are strictly protected under the RIKEN Privacy Policy and will be used only for the purpose of applicant screening. Personal information will not be disclosed, transferred or loaned to a third party under any circumstances without just cause. Selection process Application screening and interview for selected applicants Start employment As early as reasonably possible (Negotiable) Contact information/Send application to RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research Nanoscale Quantum Photonics Laboratory 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198 Email: contactkatogroup [at] ml.riken.jp (Replace [at] with @ ) For inquiries, please send an email. Careers Job Opportunities Programs for Junior Scientists RIKEN Hakubi Fellows Program Working at RIKEN Researchers' Perspectives RIKEN People Donate to RIKEN Page top Home > Careers > Job Opportunities > RIKEN 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan Tel: 81-(0)48-462-1111 Fax: 81-(0)48-462-1554 Copyright © RIKEN, Japan. All rights reserved. Links Terms of use Privacy policy Contact us RIKEN web accessibility guidelines
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