Postdoc positions in Organic Optoelectronics Unit (Kabe Unit)

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Position summary:

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

https://groups.oist.jp/oou

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

Location 

1919‐1 Tancha, Onna‐son, Okinawa, Japan 904-0495

Responsibilities 

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

 

Qualifications 

(Required)

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

(Preferred)

1. Experience in organic semiconducting devices
2. Experience in polymer chemistry
3. Experience in organic chemistry

Report to 

Assistant Professor Ryota Kabe (Organic Optoelectronics Unit)

Starting Date 

April 2021 (Flexible)

Term & Working Hours 

Term: Full-time, fixed term appointment for 1 year. Contract initially with 3-month probationary period (inclusive). This contract may be renewed up to total of 3 years.

Working hours: 9:00-17:30 (Discretionary)

Compensation & Benefits 

In accordance with the OIST Employee Compensation Regulations

Benefits:
Relocation, housing and commuting allowances
Annual paid leave and summer holidays
Health insurance (Private School Mutual Aid http://www.shigakukyosai.jp/ )
Welfare pension insurance (kousei-nenkin)
Worker's accident compensation insurance (roudousha-saigai-hoshou-hoken)

How To Apply 

Apply by emailing your Submission Documents to:

ryota.kabe[at]oist.jp

(Please replace [at] with @ before using this email address)

Submission Documents 

1. Curriculum vita (CV) in English
2. Names and contact information of two referees, one of which should be a previous employer

* Please be sure to indicate where you first saw the job advertisement.

Application Due Date 

Applications deadline will continue until the position is filled.

Declaration 

  • OIST Graduate University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, students and staff. The University strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.
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