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Postdoc, MCI-CNRC in I2CNER, Kyushu University (perovskite solar cell research)
Kyushu University
URL of institution or department
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.-Carbon Neutral Research Center (MCI-CNRC) in International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research (I2CNER)
Institution type
National university
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[Job description]
I2CNER recruits one postdoc researcher for perovskite solar cell research. To promote a joint research project, the researcher synthesizes organic carrier transport layer materials of perovskite solar cells and therefore needs to have achievements and ability for organic synthesis. I2CNER strongly encourages that the researcher publishes academic papers in high-level international journals.
The researcher conducts research in collaboration with Assoc. Prof. Toshinori Matsushima and Prof. Chihaya Adachi.

This postdoc's affiliation is the “Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.-Carbon Neutral Research Center (MCI-CNRC)" in I2CNER and he/she will be engaged in joint research with Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

[Address of work location]
Kyushu University Ito Campus (Nishi-ku, Fukuoka City, Japan)

[Available positions (job title, number of positions, etc.)]
1 Postdoc

[Starting date, employment date, etc.]
March 1st, 2022 (at earliest)

Research field
Materials chemistry
Applied chemistry
All Chemistry
Job type
Researcher/Postdoc level
Employment status
until March 31, 2023 (Renewal of the appointment beyond the date shall be considered based on annual performance)
Work location
Kyushu and Okinawa district - Fukuoka 

[Qualification requirements]
Applicants need to hold a doctor's degree and knowledge for organic synthesis.


a. Salary: around 4.5 through 5 million JPY (Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.)
b. Contract period: until March 31, 2023 (Renewal of the appointment beyond the date shall be considered based on annual performance)
c. Working hours: discretionary labor system
d. Holidays: Saturday, Sunday, National holidays, year-end and new year holidays(Dec.29-Jan.3), Annual paid leaves available
e. Insurance: Social insurance, Employment insurance

Application period
2022/01/07 Deadline for receipt
5:00 pm in Japanese Standard Time
/notification of result
/contact details

[Application documents]
1. Cover letter
2. Application form (posted on this page)
3. Curriculum vitae which details research experience and interests
4. List of publications (separate lists for refereed journals and conference proceedings)
5. Three letters of recommendation with the referees chosen by the candidate (the candidate should ask his/her letter writers to send their recommendations directly to the I2CNER administrative office)
*All materials must be submitted in English.
*Please note that you are requested to make these documents by separate files, and put the document numbers (no.1 through no.4) into each file name.

[Application(submission) method]
Please submit all of required documents by email.
General Affairs and Human Resources Group, I2CNER Administrative Office

Please fill in the email subject as follows;
I2CNER Postdoc Application (perovskite solar cell research)

[Selection details]
(1) Document review
(2) Interview (Only for candidate selected through the document review process)

[Contact information]
General Affairs and Human Resources Group, I2CNER Administrative Office
Shunsuke Sadoshima (Mr.)

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