Postdoc positions in Organic Optoelectronics Unit (Kabe Unit)

The position

Position summary:

We seek a postdoc who will work in the Organic Optoelectronics Unit (Kabe Unit).

Project: Development of organic glow-in-the-dark materials

  1. Molecular design and synthesis of organic semiconductor
  2. Photophysical analysis of devices


  1. Ph.D. degree (Chemistry, Physics, or Engineering)
  2. Communication skills in English or Japanese


  1. Experience in organic semiconducting devices
  2. Experience in polymer chemistry
  3. Experience in organic chemistry
Compensation and Benefits

Compensation in accordance with the OIST Employee Compensation Regulations


  • Relocation, housing and commuting allowances
  • Annual paid leave and summer holidays
  • Health insurance (Private School Mutual Aid )
  • Welfare pension insurance (kousei-nenkin)
  • Worker’s accident compensation insurance (roudousha-saigai-hoshou-hoken)
Submission Documents
  1. Curriculum vita (CV) in English
  2. Names and contact information of two referees, one of which should be a previous employer
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Apply by emailing your Submission Documents combining into one file (MS word or pdf) to:

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Job Type
Starting Date
As early as possible
Employment Term

Full-time appointment until the end of March 2024. This contract may be renewed.

Working Hours

9:00-17:30 (Discretionary)

Report To
Assistant Professor Ryota Kabe (Organic Optoelectronics Unit)
Job Location
Main Campus: 1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa
Application Due Date
Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.
*Application will be closed once the position is filled.
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