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Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
Institution: Institute of Physical and Chemical Research
Location: Japan
Duties: Research on superconducting transport phenomena using hybrid superconductor-semiconductor heterostructures for the JST Emergent Research Support Program adopted project "Pioneering Novel Josephson Superconductivity by Spin Control&#034
Requirements: The candidate should (or is expected to) possess a doctoral degree in experimental research fields of semiconductor physics, quantum transport, and electrical engineering
Text: Skip to main content Access Contact Us 日本語サイト Search About RIKEN Research News & Publications Careers Partnerships & Tech Transfer Home Careers Job Openings Please enable JavaScript in your browser. Seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher (W23293) Laboratory Quantum Functional System Research Group RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science (Group Director: Seigo Tarucha) Research Field Our research group has been studying nonlocal superconducting phenomena and topological superconductivity in hybrid superconductor-semiconductor heterostructures in order to elucidate and develop fundamental principles and novel superconducting device functionalities. We are now seeking a new postdoctoral researcher with experimental expertise on semiconductor quantum devices, superconducting junction devices, and so on. Job title and Job description Job title Postdoctoral Researcher 1 position Postdoctoral Researcher is defined as those with a doctoral degree less than 5 years. Job description Research on superconducting transport phenomena using hybrid superconductor-semiconductor heterostructures. The job description may be changed during the contract period or upon contract renewal to the extent described above. Qualification The candidate should (or is expected to) possess a doctoral degree in experimental research fields of semiconductor physics, quantum transport, and electrical engineering. Work location Branch and address RIKEN Wako (2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198) RIKEN has implemented a work-from-home system. Employees can work from home in accordance with the prescribed procedures. RIKEN may order the employee to change work locations, if necessary. Salary and benefits 1. A one-year fixed-term employment contract, renewable based on evaluation, to a maximum March 31, 2026 of employment. 2. RIKEN may adjust the above maximum period of renewability based on a) the employee’s abilities, work load at the time of contract completion, performance and work attitude and b) the continuation of the employee’s center, laboratory or project and RIKEN’s management situation and budget at the time. In principle, employment contracts will not be renewed for individuals older than 70 years. 3. When the center to which the Employee is affiliated is scheduled for a final review in FY2024 and it is decided that the Employee's research will not be continued, the provision given above for projects of limited duration applies and the Employee's contract will not be renewed for the FY2025 year that would extend employment beyond the center's final fiscal year. In principle, the first two months of employment is considered a trial period. Salary will be an annual salary based on experience, ability, and performance, and will consist of a base salary and a variable salary. The variable salary will be determined each fiscal year based on experience, ability, and performance. The monthly base salary is 300,000 JPY as of April 1 2024. The monthly base salary and variable salary are subject to change due to amendments to RIKEN regulations. Discretionary work, commuting and housing allowances will be provided. Social insurance will be applied. The approximate amount of monthly salary at the time of employment: The monthly salary including discretionary work allowance at the time of employment will be 360,000 JPY or more. Mandatory membership in the RIKEN Mutual Benefit Society (RIKEN Kyosaikai). This position falls under the specialized duties discretionary work system; one working day will be calculated as 7 hours and 30 minutes. Days off include public holidays, New Year's holidays (Dec. 29 - Jan 3), and RIKEN Foundation Day. Paid leave includes annual paid leave (up to 20 days depending on the month of employment), special paid leave (childcare, family nursing care, etc.), and work life balance holidays (up to 7 days depending on the month of employment). There are also additional leave systems such as maternity leave, childcare leave, and family nursing care leave. Smoking is not permitted on site except in designated smoking areas. Smoking will be entirely prohibited on site from April 2024. These and other provisions are in accordance with RIKEN regulations. RIKEN is actively undertaking initiatives to promote gender equality and diversity , aand moving forward with the establishment of a diverse and vibrant research environment. If multiple candidates are found to have the same aptitude following a fair assessment, active efforts will be made to recruit female candidates. Also, eligible for an exemption from repayment for category 1 scholarship loans provided by the Japan Student Services Organization before fiscal year 2003, and eligible applying for the MEXT Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research ( Kakenhi ). The Wako Campus has an on-site daycare, RIKEN Kids Wako . For details, please send an email to the HR at kids [at] riken.jp. Application and required documents Required documents 1. Complete CV or CV (with photo and email address) * (RIKEN CV) Write the open call ID “W23293”, indicated in the parentheses next to the job title, in open call ID section in the upper right corner of your CV. 2. List of research achievements and publications 3. A letter of recommendation from the current supervisor (If unavailable, a letter from a substitute reference will be acceptable.) It should be addressed to “Director of Center for Emergent Matter Science”. 4. Major papers up to 3 papers. 5. Statement of research achievement and plan (up to three pages) 6. Consent form for handling personal information based on GDPR If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you are required to submit the document, " Consent form for handling personal information based on GDPR " with your signature. * You will find detailed information about General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on the following website: Data protection | European Commission How to apply Send the PDF formatted application by email to sosato [at] riken.jp (Recommendation letters must be emailed directly from the reference to sosato [at] riken.jp) Note: Application documents will not be returned. Deadline Open until the position is filled Handling Personal Data Submitted documents are strictly protected under the RIKEN Privacy Policy and will be used only for the purpose of applicant screening. Personal information will not be disclosed, transferred or loaned to a third party under any circumstances without just cause. Selection process Application screening, interview and oral presentation by selected applicants Start of Employment June 1, 2024 (Negotiable) Contact Information Quantum Functional System Research Group, RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science Email: sosato [at] riken.jp For inquiries, please send an email. 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