Postdoctoral

Several of the running projects of the Centre offer postdoctoral positions which are an exciting opportunity to get involved in out collaborative research program and work in a world-leading group. If you are accepted for such a position, you will be based either at the UBC, the UTokyo or at a Max-Planck Institute, with the opportunity to spend some time at the corresponding partner institution.

If you want to apply for such a position, you are advised to contact one of the principal investigators of the projects, as listed on one of the project pages. He or she will typically expect you to have graduated from a reputable institution and demonstrate a good scientific background which will be evaluated based on your publications in scientific journals and possibly in an online interview. Also, teamwork and communication skills are a prerequisite for the work in the Centre. Further criteria, like experience in the supervision of students or awards can support your application. If the principal investigator encourages your application, please apply electronically, following the instructions on the web page corresponding to the type of position you are interested in.

Depending on the place, please send your application to the following members:

Ilya Elfimov 

Dirk Manske  

Atsushi Fujimori  

For questions related to individual projects, please contact the corresponding principal investigators directly.

At present, we are seeking excellent candidates to fill a number of top-tier Max-Planck-UBC-UTokyo fellowship positions. If you are a highly motivated individual with a strong scientific record and own ideas, and less than three years of postdoctoral experience, we encourage you to further explore this opportunity here.