IMSS23-5:Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Female)

Opened Date
No. IMSS23-5
Inst./Lab. Institute of Materials Structure Science/ Photon Factory
Title Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor (Female)
Term 4 years, but after an evaluation in the third year (or earlier considering candidate’s career and other factors), the candidate may be offered the permanent employment, where the term is until 63 years old.
Number 1 Person
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2023/12/26 noon *Application due date (to reach KEK) is noon on Tuesday December 26, 2023 (JST)
Interview Date January 30, 2024 (Tuesday) (Only the applicants who passed our documentary screening will be informed of the details of the interview.)
Guidelines for application IMSS23-5

Job Description

The Institute of Materials Structure Science (IMSS), one of the Inter-University Research Institutes, promotes advanced and multiple use of four types of quantum beams, synchrotron radiation, neutrons, muons and slow positrons, in materials and life sciences.
The successful candidate belongs to the administration section of Photon Factory (PF, SR facility), and is expected to promote safety issues on synchrotron-radiation experiments. The workplace is KEK Tsukuba campus.
When applying, be sure to contact Prof. FUNAMORI Nobumasa, head of the PF, to inquire about the job description.
More details of the job description are shown here.


Person with the ability of research and education.
Communication ability in Japanese for the duties is required as well.
Only female applicants are considered. (This job opening is intended to improve gender balance of faculty members at IMSS, following the Article 8 of the Gender Equality in Employment Act.)