JOB INFORMATION

Postdoctoral Fellowship at Kyoto University
"The Global COE (Center Of Excellence) program:
Next Generation Physics, Spun from Universality and Emergence"

Experimental groups of the Department of Physics II and associated research centers of Kyoto University invite applications for a Postdoctoral fellowship in the field of experimental physics related to the above groups. The aim of this fellowship program is to provide talented young scientists with an opportunity to conduct their research under Global COE as well as to further strengthen research activities at Global COE.

  1. Title and Number of Positions:
    One Postdoctral fellowship
  2. Research Fields:
    Experimental Physics related to the Experimental groups of the Department of Physics II and associated research centers of Kyoto University: http://www.scphys.kyoto-u.ac.jp/research/group/physics-2_e.html
  3. Duration of Contract:
    contract may begin from October 1st, 2011, and lasts through March 31st, 2013.
  4. Qualifications:
    Applicant must have a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree.
  5. Application Deadline:
    August 15th, 2011, 17:00 Japan Standard Time.
    Following documents, in PDF, must be submitted to:
        Professor Hikaru Kawai, GCOE Leader
        E-mail: gcoe-pd-apply@scphys.kyoto-u.ac.jp
    E-mail Subject should be "Application to GCOE-PD"
    Sizes of files should be limited to 10MB (Send separate e-mails when the file size exceeds 10MB). Send in all required documents at once (or with additional e-mail for item 6). Item 7 should be sent directly from the recommenders. We will not accept any application in an INCOMPLETE format.
    • (1). The PD application form (application form [Word format])
    • (2). Curriculum Vitae
    • (3). List of publications
    • (4). Summary of past research (about 2 pages in A4 format)
    • (5). Research plan (about 2 pages in A4 format)
    • (6). Three (at most) major papers
    • (7). Two letters of recommendations (The recommendation letters must be submitted to gcoe-pd-apply@scphys.kyoto-u.ac.jp via e-mail by the recommenders by August 15th, 2011, 17:00 Japan Standard Time. The E-mail subject should be "Recommendation for GCOE-PD")
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  6. For more information on our GCOE, visit our web site at:
    (Japanese top page) http://www.scphys.kyoto-u.ac.jp/gcoe/
    (English top page) http://www.scphys.kyoto-u.ac.jp/gcoe/index_e.html
  7. Please contact our administration office (gcoe-pd-apply@scphys.kyoto-u.ac.jp) if you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement after submission.
  8. Terms of Contract:
    The selected candidates will receive salaries from the COE Program, about JPY 350,000 per month. In addition research grant will be available on annual basis.
  9. Please contact your desired supervisor in the Experimental groups of the Department of Physics II and associated research centers of Kyoto University (http://www.scphys.kyoto-u.ac.jp/research/group/physics-2_e.html) before submitting your application certainly.
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