Center for Nuclear Study

The University of Tokyo


Posted on 16 Sep, 2016


Opening of Postdoctoral Researchers at Center for Nuclear Study, the University of Tokyo

CNS has been promoting the theoretical nuclear physics under the project Priority Issue 9 to be Tackled by Using Post K Computer, “Elucidation of the Fundamental Laws and Evolution of the Universe”. CNS is calling for applications for a post-doctoral research fellow to promote Priority Issue 9, sub-issue B “Exploring the Origin and Evolution of Matter”.

  • JOB TITLE: Special researcher

  • FIELD: Theoretical nuclear physics.

    • The successful candidates will work on nuclear structure physics related to weak interaction utilizing large-scale shell-model calculations.
  • ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must hold a recent Ph.D degree in theoretical nuclear physics, or a related field by December 1, 2016.

  • EMPLOYMENT: Four months employment contract up to March 31, 2017. The start of the employment is December 1, 2016 (negotiable). Health and unemployment insurance plans are available.


    1. CV (Format: )
    2. List of publications/talks/etc.
    3. Research summary (two A4 pages)
    4. Future research plan (two A4 pages)
    5. Copies of three significant articles
    6. Names and contact details of two persons for inquiry about applicant
  • SEND TO:

Susumu Shimoura,
Center for Nuclear Study, School of Science, the University of Tokyo
7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Hongo, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan

Applicants must write “Application documents for special researcher (Post-K issue 9)” in red on the front of the envelope. Applicants should send the application documents by postal mail or express shipping service.

  • DEADLINE OF APPLICATION: October 7rd (Fri.) 2016

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  • Contact:
Noritaka Shimizu
Project Associate Professor
Center for Nuclear Study, the University of Tokyo