Center for Nuclear Study

The University of Tokyo


Posted on 7 Oct, 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