The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Research Organization of Information and Systems

Call for Researchers on Materials Informatics

Research Subjects

  1. Development of breaking-through algorithms for material science (Materials Informatics), and industrial applications
  2. Fundamental researches on data science
  3. Machine learning and high performance computing technology

Related Projects

  1. JST Innovation Hub Construction Support Operations “Materials research by Information Integration Initiative (MI²I)
  2. Collaborative researches with private companies (material, chemistry, manufacturing)

Position available

1 or 2 positions for Postdoctoral Researcher

Work place

The Institute of Statistical Mathematics (ISM)
Research Organization of Information and Systems

Working conditions and contract period

Full-time (nontenured)
Fixed term employee. The initial contract is for 1 fiscal year, but can be renewed for a second fiscal year or later depending on performance evaluation and financial condition. Salary will be competitive in accordance with ISM’s bylaws, with consideration of the academic qualifications and demonstrated research skills of the candidate.

Application deadline

The application period will be closed when the position is filled

Application procedure

In the application, please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), a statement of research interests (two-pages), and names and contact addresses (email addresses) of two references. Submitted documents will be managed safely according to strict rules. Personal information received during the recruiting process will be used only for recruitment screening and appointment procedures, and not for any other purposes.

Selection method

Candidates will be selected based on submitted application material and an interview.
*A transportation fee can be reimbursed to the candidates from abroad.

Application materials

(1) Curriculum vitae
(2) List of publications
(3) Statement of past researches and research interests (two-pages)
(4) Names and contact addresses (email) of two references
Please send applications by email with the subject “Application to a researcher position at ISM”.


Ryo Yoshida [Web site]
The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Research Organization of Information and Systems
10-3 Midori-cho, Tachikawa, Tokyo 190-8562, Japan
TEL: +81-50-5533-8534