KWANSEI GAKUIN UNIVERSITY

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATES

Number of positions

Three (3)

 

*One position is open to female candidates only.

Departments

Mathematical Sciences, Physics, Nanotechnology for Sustainable Energy, Chemistry, Applied Chemistry for Environment, Bioscience, Biomedical Chemistry,  and Human System Interaction

Field of research

See the List of Projects

Monthly stipend

For researchers who obtained a doctoral degree
(at the time of appointment):
-less than one year ago; 278,000 yen
-between one and three years ago; 328,000 yen
-more than three years ago; 378,000 yen
(Airfare to / from Japan is not covered)
(Accommodations are not covered)

Social welfare insurance

Mutual Aid Corporation of Private School Personnel is covered
-the member and Kwansei Gakuin each pay half of the installments

Period

From April 1, 2024 to March 31, 2025

This contract period is only one year.

It cannot be renewed.
(Reapplication for the following year's project is possible.
@However, approval of the application is not always guaranteed.)

Requirement

Ph. D. or other doctorate

Materials to submit

1.Application form
2.List of research achievements
3.Summary of one published paper
4.Recommendation by supervisor
5.Certificate of Ph. D. or other doctorate
6.Reprints of max. of 3 published papers
7.Self-addressed label or sticker for return mail

All materials 1)`6) can be prepared in English or Japanese.

Application deadline

September 5, 2023

Submit application to

Graduate School of Science & Technology,
Kobe-Sanda Campus Administrative Office,

Kwansei Gakuin University
1 Gakuen Uegahara, Sanda 669-1330, Japan

Please mark "PD Application" in red on the envelope.

For inquiries contact

Prof. Akihiko Fujiwara, Associate Dean

 (Address is the same as shown above.)
Fax. +81-79-565-7605

Please note that materials submitted are unreturnable.

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Proposal for a Postdoctoral Fellow (List of Projects)

We have three postdoctoral positions available from April 1, 2024 in the following research projects :

Mathematical Sciences:

YAMANE Hideshi

Differential equations, asymptotic analysis, integrable systems, special functions

 

Physics:

OKAMURA Takashi

Gravitation and Cosmology

MATSUURA Shuji

Visible-infrared astronomy to study cosmic structure and evolution

 

Nanotechnology for Sustainable Energy:

OHYA Masayoshi

Development of high-temperature superconducting generator cooled by liquid hydrogen

OGURA Teppei

Development of Analytical Basis with Surface Reaction Mechanism toward Catalyst Design

FUJIWARA Akihiko

Development of fully solution-processed oxide thin-film transistors

YOSHIKAWA Hirofumi

Development of high-performance organic rechargeable batteries

WAKABAYASHI Katsunori

Theoretical studies on electronic and optical properties of quantum materials

 

Chemistry:

SHIGETO Shinsuke

Single-cell analysis of microbes using molecular spectroscopy and AI technologies

YAGASAKI Atsushi

Chemistry of Molecular Oxides

 

Applied Chemistry for Environment:

TANIMIZU Masaharu

Determination of natural isotopic variation among heavy elements in the earth surface

TSUBOI Motohiro

Granite Petrogenesis and the Formation of the Continental Crust

HASHIMOTO Hideki

Excitation dynamics of natural and artificial photosynthetic photosystems and photovoltaics

 

Bioscience:

TANAKA Katsunori

The function of SUMO modification for the maintenance of circular chromosome in fission yeast

FUJIWARA Shinsuke

Adaptation mechanism of extremophilic microorganisms

 

Biomedical Chemistry:

IMAOKA Susumu

Network of protein factors in hypoxic and oxidative stress responses and biological functions of these factors in ageing.

OKIYONEDA Tsukasa

Identification of novel therapeutic targets for cystic fibrosis and COPD

SEKI Yoshiyuki

Elucidation of genetic and epigenetic networks for the establishment, maintenance and differentiation of pluripotent cells and primordial germ cells

YAO Ikuko

Analysis of regulatory mechanisms of neuronal activity with molecular imaging techniques

 

Human System Interaction:

KAKUSHO Koh

Understanding interactions among humans and objects in living environments from continuous observation by cameras

SAGA Norihiko

Study of BMI (Brain-Machine Interface)

NAGATA Noriko

Data science for Kansei/affective value creation

 

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