Postdoctoral position in AIST Tsukuba


Subject: Thermoelectric Module Testing and Analysis

Thermoelectric Energy Conversion Group in Energy Technology Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology announces one open position of Researcher. 

Applicants should hold a PhD in physics, or engineering, or material science, or chemistry, awarded within the last 7 years. The related project involves the thermoelectric module testing and analysis and is supported by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry through Japan-US clean energy cooperation program.

Experience in thermoelectric materials, thermoelectric module prototyping, and/or measurement of thermal properties, TE module testing is highly desirable.

Appointment is initially until March 31, 2014, may be renewed in April and extended to March 31, 2015. The position is expected approx. 40 working hours per week and the hourly wage is selected from 2200JPY, 2350JPY, and 2500JPY depending on experience and qualification.

Application before September 24th, 2013

Interested applicants should send by email the curriculum vitae (with your photo), motivation letter to:


Atsushi Yamamoto,