Postdoctoral Fellow Position (List-Platform - Sidorov Group) (Institute For Chemical Reaction Design And Discovery, Hokkaido University)

Universities and Institutes of Japan
May 31, 2023
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11 May 2023

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Hokkaido University


Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery

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Recognised Researcher (R2)



Application Deadline

31 May 2023 - 14:59 (UTC)

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Explanation of institution The Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery (ICReDD), Hokkaido University, as a global research center based on the “World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI) , supported by Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)," constructs an international research environment which gathers world-leading researchers and establishes a research environment that integrates computational, information and experimental sciences, in order to establish a new academic field “Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery", to provide substantial knowledge on chemical reactions that efficiently develop chemical reactions and materials for the future necessity, and to sustainably cultivate human resources engaged in the field of “Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery".

We are inviting applications for the position of Postdoctoral Fellow (Sidorov group), Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery, Hokkaido University as follows.

Research Field Chemoinformatics

Job description On the Joint research project “List Sustainable Digital Transformation Catalyst Collaboration Research Platform" (Please refer to “About List-PF"), the following research will be carried out mainly to promote integrated research in computational, information and experimental sciences. (1) Development of novel methods of representation of chemical information, including reactions, and their application to modeling of chemical properties such as enantioselectivity. (2) In silico design of novel, potent enantioselective catalysts in collaboration with experimental chemists.

Available positions (Position, number of openings) Postdoctoral Fellow, 1 opening

Work Location Kita 21 Nishi 10, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido,

Name of Recruiting Institution National University Corporation Hokkaido University

About “List Sustainable Digital Transformation (DX) Catalyst Collaboration Research Platform (List-PF)" The Joint research project "List PF" was launched in April 2023 in the fields of organic chemistry and catalysis chemistry, which are the strengths of Hokkaido University, led by Specially Appointed Professor Benjamin List, the 2021 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry. This List PF will dramatically advance the development of next-generation organocatalysts (sustainable DX catalysts) that consider environmental impact and SDGs by integrating DX technologies such as computational science, robotics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, as well as expanding research in related fields as collaborative research. Herewith it is expected to speed up the process from basic research to R&D and promote the global brain circulation by producing world-class, cutting-edge fusion research results in Hokkaido University's fields of strength, as well as contribute to the creation of innovation and the building of a sustainable society through the social implementation of research results. Also Hokkaido University will establish leading position as a world-class research center for next-generation organocatalysts development by accelerating the development of next-generation organocatalysts (Sustainable DX Catalysts) that are environmentally friendly and SDGs-friendly through fusion, and by expanding and accelerating research in related fields as collaborative research.

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Salary Annual Salary System The salary will be determined in accordance with the regulations of Hokkaido University. No travel expenses will be provided for the assignment or resignation.

Probation Period The probation period is one month.

Working Form Discretionary labor system for professional work The standard working hours for a day is deemed as 7 hours and 45 minutes. The leaves will be granted in accordance with the University's rules and regulations.

Health Insurance and Pension The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Mutual Aid Association Services including Health Insurance and Employee Pension, Workers' Accident Compensation Insurance and Employment Insurance

Measures to Prevent Second-hand Smoke Smoking in designated areas only

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