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Postdoctoral Positions at the University of Tokyo

Dec 04, 2020

Department of Physics, University of Tokyo invites applicants for two postdoc positions on dark matter search using gravitational wave detectors and table-top scale laser interferometers.
Deadline for application: on January 15th, 2021.

The position is funded by our project "Ultralight dark matter search using gravitational wave detectors and laser interferometer experiments," (PI: Yuta Michimura, Planned Research B01 for JSPS Grant in Aid for Transformative Research Areas (A) "What is dark matter? - Comprehensive study of the huge discovery space in dark matter," JFY 2020 - JFY 2024, PI: Hitoshi Murayama).

Prior experience in optics, gravitational wave data analysis or particle physics is beneficial, but applicants from all other related fields are welcomed.

Appointments will be for a single-year term starting from April 2021 (negotiable). The employment agreement may be renewed every year up to March 2025. The monthly net salary will be 300,000 to 400,000 yen.

For further information, please contact Yuta Michimura at michimura(at)

For details of the application, please visit