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Recruitment Notice: Assistant Professor
Recruitment of Assistant Professor,
Center for Science and Innovation in Spintronics (CSIS),
Tohoku University

Tohoku University has demonstrated a high track record in the field of spintronics. In order to further develop this field of spintronics, the Center for Science and Innovation in Spintronics (CSIS) is recruiting a young researcher who is expected to play an active role in the future spintronics.

1. Position: 
・Type: Assistant Professor
・Number of positions: 1
・Starting date: as soon as possible after October 1st, 2022.
・Period of employment: 5 years from the initial appointment

2.  Job descriptions: 
After being hired, the applicant will belong to the Center for Science and Innovation in Spintronics (CSIS) of Tohoku University, and will conduct research in collaboration with researchers who promote spintronics-related experiments or theoretical studies belonging to the CSIS. The successful candidate can perform their own researches in collaboration with the CSIS researchers and can have access to the state-of-the-art facilities in the research group and in Tohoku University.
The CSIS has the following research groups.
・Spintronics fundamental research group
・Spintronics materials research group
・Spintronics device research group
・Spintronics integration research group
Please find leaders or professors for various spintronics groups in Tohoku University on our website. Links to each laboratory’s website are also listed at

3.  Qualifications: 
Ph. D or related doctor's degree is necessary

4.  Application materials: 
1. CV with a photo
2. Publications list
3. A short summary of past research achievements (1-2 pages)
4. Representative publications (up to 3 articles)
5. A short summary of future research plan in collaboration with the research group in Tohoku University which candidates will hope to join (1-2 pages).
6. List of two references and contact information (Name, affiliation, and e-mail address)

5.  Application deadline:
July 15th, 2022

6.  Application address: 
Please send the application materials as electronic pdf files to the following e-mail address.

7.  Others: 
・Tohoku University promotes gender equality and encourages people of varied talents from all backgrounds to apply for positions at the university.
・Pursuant to Article 8 of the Act on Securing, Etc. of Equal Opportunity and Treatment between Men and Women in Employment, Tohoku University shall, as a measure for increasing the presence of women among the academic staff, prioritize the hiring of women deemed qualified for each job opening, based on impartial evaluation.
・Tohoku University has the largest on-campus childcare system of all Japanese national universities. This network comprises three nurseries: Kawauchi Keyaki Nursery school (capacity: 30) and Aobayama Midori Nursery school (116), both open to all university employees, as well as Hoshinoko Nursery school (120), which is open to employees working on Seiryo Campus. In addition, Tohoku University Hospital runs a childcare room for mildly ill and convalescent children which is available to all university employees.
・See the following website for information on these and other programs that Tohoku University runs to assist work-life balance, to support researchers, and to advance gender equality.
Tohoku University Center for Gender Equality Promotion website:
8.  Contact:
General query regarding this recruitment
Prof. Yoshiro Hirayama (Director, CSIS), e-mail:
Query regarding spintronics research groups in Tohoku University
Please directly contact each group leader/professor.