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Post Doctoral Fellow

Toyota Technological Institute (TTI-Japan) Solid Mechanics Laboratory Employment Opportunities for Post doctoral Research Fellows

Last updated on Apr 22, 2024

Positions Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Number of Positions Available one (1)
Research Field Mechanical research through atomic simulations, such as first principles calculations and molecular dynamics methods. In particular, we focus on the novel development of atomic-level stress calculations aimed at elucidating multi-physics phenomena.
Qualifications Candidates with a Ph.D. in related fields or those expected to obtain a Ph.D. by the time of appointment.
Experience in numerical simulation in material science and outcomes thereof (doctoral thesis, peer-reviewed papers, etc.) are required. Proficiency in programming (such as Python) is necessary.
Knowledge of machine learning is desirable.
Starting Date As early as possible once accepted.
Terms of Employment 1 year: renewable up to 3 years if positively evaluated .
Salary [Salary]
JPY 350,000/month
Meal allowance JPY 4,000/month
Commuting expenses or partial support for housing is available.

[Social Insurances]
Health Insurance, Pension(The Promotion and Mutual Aid Corporation for Private Schools of Japan), Unemployment Insurance, Worker's Accident Insurance.

Saturday(approx. 2times a month), Sundays, Vacations(Summer, Winter etc.) as determined by University.
Documents to submit (1) CV, including the applicant's photograph, e-mail contact address, and the possible starting date of employment
(2) List of publications
(3)Reprints of about 3 major papers (photocopies acceptable)
(4) Summary of research achievements (about one page)
(5) Future plan of research and other activities (about one page)
(6) Name, affiliation, and e-mail address of two contact references
- Candidacy will not be considered unless the full documents are submitted.
- Interested applicants can submit the documents by either email with the subject line "Postdoc for Solid Mechanics" (PDF format is preferred) or postal mail with "Postdoc for solid Mechanics" on the envelope; see the following address.
- The application documents will not be returned.

[Selection process, notification of result]
The screening is done first on the document; if selected, an interview will follow. The decision will then be informed.
Deadline for submission June 30, 2024. The application will be closed after filling this position regardless of the deadline.
Inquiry Associate Professor Yoshinori Shiihara
Solid Mechanics Laboratory, Toyota Technological Institute
2-12-1 Hisakata, Tempaku-ku, Nagoya 468-8511, JAPAN
Phone: +81-52-809-1749
e-mail: shiihara*AT* toyota-ti.ac.jp(Please replace *AT* with @)

Toyota Technological Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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