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Seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher or Research Scientist (W20044)(Attosecond Science Research Team)
RIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
Center for Advanced Photonics
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National research institute / Independent administrative institute
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Attosecond Science Research Team
RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics
(Team Leader: Katsumi Midorikawa)

[Research Field]
Ultrafast intense laser technology and its application for interaction of strong optical field with matters are studied. Particular interests are placed on nonlinear optical phenomena in the soft x-ray region and generation of ultrashort pulses in the region of attosecond seconds by high-order harmonics.

[Job title and Job description]
Job title:
Postdoctoral Researcher or Research Scientist: 1 position

In principal, Postdoctoral Researcher is defined as those with a doctoral degree of 5 years or less. Research Scientist is defined as those with a doctoral degree more than 5 years.

Job description:
Development of few cycle multi-TW mid-infrared laser and its application to strong field physics. The successful candidate will work for MEXT project on "Attosecond science in the sub-keV region"

[Work location]
Branch and address:
RIKEN Wako (2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198)

[Start of Employment]
As early as possible

Attosecond Science, Strong Field Physics, Nonlinear Optics, Laser Engineering

Research field
Mathematical and physical sciences
All Engineering
All Chemistry
Job type
Researcher/Postdoc level
Employment status
Work location
Kanto district - Saitama 

The candidate should possess a doctoral degree and is desired to have an experience of experimental study on x-ray imaging/spectroscopy, ultrafast optics/spectroscopy, or intense laser-matter interactions, etc.


For details about "Salary and benefits", please refer to the above "Job posting URL".

Application period
2021/07/28 Deadline for receipt
Open until the position is filled.
/notification of result
/contact details

[Application and required documents]
Required documents:
Please refer to the above "Job posting URL" regarding the "Required documents".

How to apply:
Send the PDF formatted application by email to kmidori [at]

*Write "Application Documents; W20044 Attosecond Science Research Team with your desired position (e.g. Research Scientist)" in the subject line.
(Recommendation letters must be emailed directly from the reference to kmidori [at]

Note: Application documents will not be returned.

Open until the position is filled.

[Selection process]
Application screening and interview for selected applicants

[Contact Information / Send application to]
Attosecond Science Research Team, RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics
2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198
Dr. Katsumi Midorikawa
Email: kmidori [at]
For inquiries, please send an email.

*Write "Inquiries; W20044 Attosecond Science Research Team with your desired position (e.g. Research Scientist)" in the subject line.

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