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Recruitment Notice: Professor
11 March, 2021

Recruitment for tenured / tenure-track professor positions,
Center for Science and Innovation in Spintronics (CSIS),
Core Research Cluster (CRC),
Tohoku University (Designated National University in Japan)

Center for Science and Innovation in Spintronics (CSIS)at Tohoku University seeks to hire tenured / tenure-track professors, who have excellent research background and are highly motivated to explore new frontiers of spintronics in collaboration with other researchers belonging to CSIS. Tohoku University was selected as one of the designated national universities by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) in Japan, then CSIS was established in 2017 to strengthen spintronics research as one of the four core researches in Tohoku University. CSIS consists of four research divisions and those conduct high-level research aimed at innovation in science and technology by spintronics. 
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Tohoku University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Positions and numbers
Tenured or tenure-track professor, 1 or 2.

Expected starting date
As soon as possible after the decision.

Job descriptions
Successful candidates will organize research groups at CSIS to conduct experimental or theoretical research on spintronics. CSIS consists of four research divisions (fundamental science of spintronics, spintronics materials, spintronics devices, and spintronics device integration technology). It may be desired that the successful candidates conduct their researches in collaboration with other research groups belonging to those divisions. There could be an opportunity to educate and supervise students at related graduate schools.

Ph. D or related doctor's degree.

Commensurate with experience and skills, in accordance with the salary regulation of Tohoku University.

Application materials
1.  CV with a photo
2.  Publications list (original articles, review articles, books, invited talks, patents, awards, funding, citation data, e.g. Scopus, Web of Science ID, etc.)
3.  Representative publications (10 articles)
4.  Past research & achievement (A4, up to 3 pages)
5.  Research plan at CSIS (A4, up to 3 pages)
6.  Recommendation letters or list of two references and contact information  (Name, affiliation, e-mail address)

Application deadline
The end of June, 2021.

Application materials in pdf format should be submitted via e-mail to CSIS administrative office (e-mail: 
Note: Application materials submitted will be used only for the screening and will not be disclosed to third parties who are not involved in this screening.

Yoshiro Hirayama, Prof. Dr., Director of CSIS.