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Seeking a few Postdoctoral Researchers (W22157) (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:
Postdoctoral Researcher, a few positions

Job description:
We invite applications for postdoctoral researcher positions at RIKEN iTHEMS in the field of theoretical cosmology. The successful applicants are expected not only to conduct high-quality research in their own field but also to participate in interdisciplinary collaborations among different fields including, but not limited to, mathematics, physics, chemistry, life sciences, engineering, computational sciences, information sciences, social sciences, and machine learning sciences, under the concept of iTHEMS.
We in particular encourage applications from young researchers with diverse backgrounds who are interested in pursuing novel directions of theoretical cosmology in a broad sense while the postdocs will have interactions with, among others, Dr. Ryo Namba at iTHEMS, we also expect them to develop their own research interests independently and to build synergies among the members of iTHEMS. For further details, please send an email to the contact address below.

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

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

cosmology, particle theory, gravitational theory

Research field
Mathematical and physical sciences
Mathematical and physical sciences
Complex systems
All Complex systems
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.


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Application period
2023/10/20 Deadline for receipt
Open until the position is filled.
/notification of result
/contact details

[Application and required documents]
Required documents:
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How to apply:
Application documents should be uploaded through Academic Jobs Online.
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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 noon, December 16, 2022 (JST).

[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 postdoc (W22157).

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