Current job openings

Name and Number of open positions

  • One post doctoral research associate position


  • Department of Chemical Engineering, Kyoto University, (Yamamoto Group)

Research area

  • Development and application of hydrodynamic coupling methods for colloidal systems (both from purely scientific (ex. multi-phase/physics modeling, active systems, ...) and practical (ex. large scale simulations using HPC, commercialization, ...) aspects)
  • Multi-scale/meso-scale modelling for active systems such as swimming microorganisms
  • Theoretical/Numerical modelling for cellular systems such as soft biological tissues

Previous activities can be seen at


  • The position is available immediately until March 31, 2020
  • The job starting date is negotiable but not later than December 1, 2017.


  • Applicants should have a PhD in physics, mathematics, physical chemistry, materials science, engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience in numerical simulations and in the field of soft and/or active matter is preferred.


  • Approx. 4,000,000 JPY / Year, (gross salary, allowances, bonuses, all inclusive)
  • Personal travel expenses related to relocation will be paid separately.

Documents Needed to Apply

  1. CV
  2. List of publications
  3. Reprints of representative papers (up to 3)
  4. Summary of past research
  5. Statement of research interests
  6. Contact details of at least 2 scientific referees

Application Deadline

  • 30 April 2017


  • For information and applications, please contact

    Prof. Ryoichi Yamamoto
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Kyoto University
    Kyoto 615-8510, JAPAN.