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Seeking a few Research Scientists or Senior Research Scientists (W22141) (Interdisciplinary Theoretical and Mathematical Sciences Program)
RIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
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Interdisciplinary Theoretical and Mathematical Sciences Program
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National research institute / Independent administrative institute
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RIKEN Interdisciplinary Theoretical and Mathematical Sciences Program
(Program Director: Tetsuo Hatsuda)

[Research Field]
iTHEMS promotes interdisciplinary collaborations and the creation of new interdisciplinary fields through interactions among researchers in mathematics, theoretical sciences, and computational sciences. iTHEMS aims to nurture and support young scientists eager to cross disciplinary boundaries.

For more information, please refer to the above "Job posting URL".

[Job title and Job description]
Job title, available positions:
Research Scientist or Senior Research Scientist, a few positions

Position-specific task is as follows:

Research Scientist:
Conduct and direct their own research project(s), and expand their research focus beyond their discipline through new research collaborations.

Senior Research Scientist:
Same as Research Scientist, but additionally assist the Program Director and Deputy Program Directors, and lead, supervise and support researchers affiliated with iTHEMS.

Job description:
iTHEMS is seeking research scientist(s) or senior research scientist(s) in theoretical or applied information science, especially as it pertains to machine learning and data analysis. The successful applicants are expected not only to pursue top-level research in their own research focus but also to lead interdisciplinary collaborations among different fields such as mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, information sciences, computational sciences, and social sciences, under the concept of iTHEMS. For more details, send an e-mail to the contact address below.

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

[Start of Employment]
April 1st, 2023 (Negotiable)

information science, machine leaning, data analysis

Research field
Mathematical and physical sciences
Mathematical and physical sciences
Interdisciplinary science and engineering
Computational science
Job type
Researcher/Postdoc level
Employment status
Work location
Kanto district - Saitama 

The candidate should possess or is expected to obtain a doctoral degree by the starting date.


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

Application period
2023/10/05 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:
Application documents should be uploaded through Academic Jobs Online.
Please refer to the above "Job posting URL".

Note: All the submitted documents will not be returned.

Open until the position is filled.
We will first select the application documents that have arrived by December 2, 2022.

[Selection process]
Application screening, interview and oral presentation by selected applicants

[Contact Information]
(RIKEN Interdisciplinary Theoretical and Mathematical Sciences Program (iTHEMS)
For inquiry, send an email to ithems_app [at] with Subj: iTHEMS RS/SRS (W22141).

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