Project Assistant Professor in the Field of Experimental Physics of Radiation Imaging-II

The Kavli IPMU invites applicantions for a fixed-term project assistant professor position in the field of experimental physics of radiation imaging. The successful candidate will have experience designing and manufacturing hard X-ray and gamma-ray imagers for in vivo molecular imaging with a sub-mm spatial resolution, and experience in small-animal experiments using the system. Understanding the responses from semiconductor detectors is also required, and the applicant should be skillful in operating of semiconductor detectors. A Ph.D. in physics is required.

The appointment will start on April 1, 2018, and is for three years on a non-renewable contract.

The application should include a CV, research statement, publication list, and at least 6 letters of recommendation. The complete application should be uploaded here no later than January 29, 2018.
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The Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU), the University of Tokyo Institutes for Advanced Study, has the ambitious goal to discover the fundamental laws of nature and to understand the universe from the synergistic perspectives of mathematics, theoretical and experimental physics, astronomy, and statistics. It is an international research institute with English as its official language, established in October 2007. More than a half of its full­-time scientific members come from outside Japan.

We seek to build a diverse, highly interactive membership. Female and international candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.