Postdoctoral Researcher Position in Magnetic Materials at National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan

Project Description: The applicant would be required to do Atomistic model study on the mechanism of coercive force in permanent magnets in cooperation with the center members.

More importantly, analysis of magnetization reversal dynamics (nucleation, depinning, domain wall motion, etc) by applying statistical physical simulations (stochastic Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert eq., Monte Carlo methods, etc.) and development of large-scale simulation methods in cooperation with NIMS principal researcher, Dr. Masamichi Nishino.

Position is offered as Full-time (Nontenured).

Research Areas: All disciplines of Mathematical and physical sciences.


  1. A PhD degree.
  2. Knowledge of magnetic theory and magnetic properties and experience of computational simulation study are desired.

How to Apply:

Candidates should send the following documents by e-mail in Word or PDF format to

a. CV (with photo)
b. List of publications
c. Reprints of three selected papers
d. Brief summary of past accomplishments
e. Names and e-mail addresses of two references


  • Documents submitted will not be returned.
  • Applicant`s personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy.
  • Web application is not available

 Arrival Time:     April or later (negotiable), 2017

Work location:  Kanto district – Ibaraki

Work Place:        NIMS Sengen site
Work Hours:     
7 hours 45 minutes a day (negotiable as the flex-time system)
Saturdays, Sundays, and National Holidays

Duration:           1 year (optionally renewable contract)
:                 As per NIMS regulations

Quick Overview-————–
Organization  NIMS (National Institute for  Materials Science)
Fellowship Level  Post doc
Country  Japan
Subject Areas  Mathematical and Physical sciences
Fellowship Amount  As per NIMS regulations
Eligibility  Ph.D.
Deadline  31/03/2017

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