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Prospective Postdoctoral Fellows

​​We are seeking energetic, creative and diverse researchers from around the world at all career stages to establish together with us a sustainable future and beyond.  The AIDA Lab uses a number of different approaches to explore new interdisciplinary knowledges in the fields of supramolecular polymerization, bio-related materials, and functional soft materials.  Fully funded postdoctoral positions are available.  Applicants should have a background in Polymer Science, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Materials Science, or related.  The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record of academic achievement, be highly motivated, and work well with others.  

How to Apply

Prospective researchers are encouraged to contact AIDA, sending a cover letter describing your scientific background and your scientific interests, and a recommendation letter.

  • CV including the list of papers, scholarships, honors and other recognitions

  • Summary of Research

  • Recommendation letter written by supervisor

Documents to Submit


You will join a 30-min ZOOM interview, where you can talk for 20 min on what you have done so far, what future perspectives you have, and what particular research subjects you want to pursue with us, and then have a 10 min Q&A session.

Financial Support

Financial Support from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science:

​JSPS PD: 362,000 yen/month

Applications deadlines are in early May and September every year.

Financial Support from RIKEN:

RIKEN SPDR: 487,000 yen/month

You may apply for this scholarship between mid-February and early April.

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