Responsibilities: The Mathematical Soft Matter Unit (https://groups.oist.jp/msmu) at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher. The successful candidate will work on the growth, characterization, and processing of thin nanocrystalline diamond films. Basic responsibilities include (at least one of the following): 1. Diamond growth (Plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition) 2. Materials characterization (i.e., SEM, AFM, TEM, XRD) 3. Basic knowledge of electronics and electronic readout (i.e., Soldering, LabVIEW, Python, … ) 4. Device fabrication (i.e., RIE, e-beam evaporation, lithography, HF etching, … )
Qualifications: 1. Ph.D. and prior experience in one of the following areas: chemical vapor deposition, thin film processing, and electronic readout. 2. Fluency in written and spoken English, with excellent interpersonal skills. 3. An outstanding publication record, the ability to work independently, and the desire to grow scientifically. 4. Candidates will work in a multidisciplinary group of materials scientists, physicists, chemists, and applied mathematicians.
Term: Full-time, fixed term appointment for one year with the possibility of renewal for up to a total of 3 years upon satisfactory progress. Contract initially with a 3 months probationary period (inclusive).
Submission Documents: - Curriculum vita in English (and Japanese if available) - Cover letter in English (and Japanese if available) - Names and contact information of 3~5 referees, one of which should be a previous employer * Please be sure to indicate where you first saw the job advertisement. * Please submit all required application materials by email to: naoko.tokumoto[at]oist.jp
1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Okinawa, Japan
In accordance with the OIST Employee Compensation Regulations
- Relocation, housing and commuting allowances
- Annual paid leave and summer holidays
- Health insurance (Private School Mutual Aid http://www.shigakukyosai.jp/ ), welfare pension insurance (kousei-nenkin), worker’s accident compensation insurance (roudousha-saigai-hoshou-hoken)
Desired starting date: 1 September 2017.
Application Due Date:
Applications deadline will continue until the position is filled.
Please visit (https://groups.oist.jp/msmu)
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) is a model for change in education and research with the best international graduate students, working side by side with world-class faculty in modern well-equipped laboratories. Beautifully situated on the island of Okinawa, OIST relies on a cross-disciplinary approach, with an... emphasis on creativity and exchange, to offer unique, individualized graduate training. OIST is a university with no departments, eliminating artificial barriers between people working in different fields, but many nationalities, with students and faculty being attracted from all over the world. Concentrating initially on Neuroscience, Molecular Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Environmental and Ecological Sciences and Physical Sciences, OIST is bringing some of the best brains in the world to Okinawa to transform the way science and education is done in the global academic world.
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