### Recruitment of Researchers (assistant professors or postdoctoral fellows) in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Computational Science

New research area is proposed for mathematics collaborating with materials science, and invites applications for the positions described below. Requisites are strong research interests in areas of mathematics, applied mathematics, or computational science. Successful applicants are expected to be active and show exceptional potential for leadership in interdisciplinary collaborations.

Starting date:

January 1st in 2018, or earliest possible date

Application deadline:

September 30th in 2017

Qualifications:

Applicants must have Ph.D. or expect to receive Ph.D. before the date of the appointment.

Employment conditions:

- Salary: Annual income system is employed according to the rules of University you work.
- Term: Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract up to March 31st in 2019, then renewable based on achievements, but the total employment period does not exceed five years.

Documents for application:

- CV (Including current address, telephone number and e-mail address)
- Publication list
- Outline of research accomplishments
- Research proposal at AIMR
- Two reference letters
- Three major papers

Application and contact:

Application documents should be written in English. The files of the above documents (pdf) should be sent to the following e-mail address:

kobo-math2017math-materials.jp

#### A01-1 New development of Index Theorem and topological materials

TL: Mikio Furuta, the University of Tokyo

Working place, Graduate School of Mathematical Science, The University of Tokyo

Position: 1 assistant professor, or 1 postdoctoral fellow

A researcher in Geometry. A strong background in TQFT, topology, geometric analysis, or related areas is highly expected.

#### A02-1 3-dimensional topology and network analysis in soft materials

TL: Koya Shimokawa, Saitama University

Working place, Department of Mathematics, Saitama University

Position: 1 assistant professor, or 1 postdoctoral fellow

A researcher in 3-dimensional topology, The knowledge of the Heegaard splitting is highly expected.

#### A03-1 Discrete surface theory for mesoporous materials

TL: Motoko Kotani, Tohoku University

Working place, Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University

Position: 1 assistant professor, or 1 postdoctoral fellow

A researcher in Geometry, Geometric Analysis or Probability Theory

#### A03-2 Global analysis for phase separations in nano-minimal surfaces

TL: Hisashi Naito, Nagoya University

Working place, Graduate School of Mathematics, Nagoya University

Position: 1 assistant professor, or 1 postdoctoral fellow

A researcher in Geometry, Geometric Analysis or Numerical Analysis

#### Interface Unit (to bridge among research teams)

TL: Motoko Kotani, Tohoku University

Working place, Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University

Position: 3 assistant professors, or postdoctoral fellows

Researchers in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Computational Science, or Materials Science (both theory and experience)

*One application form can be shared with all or several positons described above. Team names (A01-1, A02-1, A03-1, A03-2, Interface unit) should be explicitly written if you would like to specify.

*The project promotes a Gender Equity Program by taking various measures to create an equitable workplace where both men and women are able to give full rein to their talents and abilities.