Research Scientist, indefinite-term employment, RIKEN (20W59)

Wako, Saitama
Salary shall be determined in accordance with RIKEN regulations.
October 22 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher, in First-Principles Materials Science Research Team, RIKEN CEMS


Research Field and Overview

Based on first-principles methods, our team studies non-trivial electronic properties of materials. Especially, we aim at predicting unexpected phenomena in strongly correlated and/or topological materials and establishing new guiding principles for materials design. We are also interested in the development of new methods for ab initio electronic structure calculation.

Open Position

Research Scientist: 1 position

Job description

Theoretical study on strongly-correlated systems from first principles. Developments in numerical methods combining first-principles calculations, quantum many-body theory, and machine learning to describe many-body effects accurately. Exploration of functional strongly-correlated materials through quantitative simulations using the developed methods. The successful candidate is expected to conduct research and development on topics specified above and to contribute to the management of the laboratory.


For applicant registration:
Noon, December 1, 2020 (Japan time).

For revising or uploading application documents and letters of recommendation:
Noon, December 8, 2020 (Japan time).

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