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Seeking a few Postdoctoral Researchers (W21169) (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]
"Interdisciplinary Theoretical and Mathematical Sciences program (iTHEMS)" (program director: T. Hatsuda) promotes interdisciplinary collaborations and creation of new interdisciplinary fields through the interactions among researchers in mathematics, theoretical sciences, and computational sciences. Also, iTHEMS aims at nurturing young scientists who cross the boundaries between different disciplines.

For more details about iTHEMS, please refer to the above "Job posting URL".

[Job title and Job description]
Job title, available positions:
Postdoctoral Researcher, a few positions

Job description:
iTHEMS is seeking postdoctoral researcher(s) in the field of particle physics and quantum gravity. Successful applicant(s) are expected not only to pursue top-level researchers in their own field but also to lead interdisciplinary collaborations among different fields such as mathematics, physics, chemistry, life sciences, engineering, computational sciences, information sciences, and social sciences, under the concept of iTHEMS.
In particular, we welcome applications from young researchers who are interested in exploring theories of quantum gravity in a broad sense. Currently, Senior Research Scientist Yuki Yokokura is affiliated with iTHEMS, and we expect young researchers with complementary and unique expertise, who are willing to pursue their own ambitious motivation and create synergy among the members.
For further details, 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, 2022 (negotiable)

computational physics, Markov chain Monte Carlo, parameterestimation, Bayesian inference, model validation

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

The candidate should possess a doctoral degree.


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

Application period
2022/10/18 Deadline for receipt
Open until the position is filled. We will first select the application documents that have arrived by December 3, 2021.
/notification of result
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[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: Application documents will not be returned.

Open until the position is filled. We will first select the application documents that have arrived by December 3, 2021.

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

[Contact Information]
RIKEN Interdisciplinary Theoretical and Mathematical Sciences Program (iTHEMS)
2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198
For inquiry, send an e-mail to ithems_app [at] with Subj: iTHEMS PD (inquiry: particle/ gravity, W21169).

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