Call for Doctoral and Masters students

Japanese version

  1. Ultrafast Surface Plasmon Polariton Physics
  2. Ultrafast Phonon Physics
  3. Photoacoustic and Photothermal Phenomena
  4. Acoustics/ Scanning Probe Microscopy

Graduates with a background in one of the following, physics, applied physics, electronics, or material sciences, are invited to apply to join us in the investigation of the following subjects:

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a high level of achievement in their undergraduate studies and, if applicable, in their Master course studies.

We offer work in an international atmosphere with up-to-date equipment in a renowned national university in Japan. Hokkaido University is located in Sapporo (population 1.7 million), the largest city on the northernmost island of the Japanese archipelago.

Financial support is available for non-Japanese researchers on the Monbu-Kagakusho (MEXT) programme or other programmes (See, for example, and

The Applied Solid State Physics Laboratory was founded in the Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University in May 1996. The chosen applicant will work in collaboration with the Professor or the Associate Professor of this laboratory.

Candidates for the masters course must pass the required entrance examination. For more details, see Admission to Graduate School and Information for Applicants.

Candidates for the doctoral course should provide a CV and the names and contact information for 2-3 references. For further information please contact

Prof. Oliver B. Wright,
Department of Applied Physics, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University,
Kita 13 Nishi 8, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-8628, Japan.

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