IMSS18-9:Associate or Assistant Professor

Opened Date2018/12/25
Inst./Lab.Institute of Materials Structure Science(IMSS) Muon Science Division
TitleAssociate Professor or Assistant Professor
TermThe term is for five years.
Number1 person
DeadlineApplication due date (to reach KEK) is 17:00 on Friday February 8, 2019 (Japan Time).
Interview DateFebruary 17, 2019 ((The details of interview will be informed later to the applicants who passed our documentary screening.)
Guidelines for application imss18-9e.pdf

Job Description

The Institute of Materials Structure Science (IMSS), which is affiliated to KEK acting as an Inter-University Research Institute Corporation to promote interdisciplinary and complimentary use of four types of quantum beams, synchrotron radiation (SR), neutron, muon and positron, in materials and life sciences research, is seeking an outstanding young scientists for the Muon Science Laboratory (KEK-MSL). The succesful candidate will be actively involved in one of the following scientific programs in collaboration with KEK-MSL staff, at the KEK TOKAI-branch. 1) Development of muon production target and primary proton beamline elements 2) Advanced μSR study on condensed matter science (including magnetism, superconductivity, hydrogen-related solid state physics, etc.) 3) Atomic physics and related sciences using negative muons (muonic atom, muonic X-ray spectroscopy, etc) 4) Development of high intense muon beams and related techniques at J-PARC MUSE He/she would not necessarily have experience on muon science, but should prove one’s expertise and ability in his/her primary field of interest and willingness to undertake the challenge of the muon science.


Applicant must have a Ph. D. degree at the time of application, or is certain to receive Ph. D. prior to starting the job at KEK.