National Institute of Genetics Center for Frontier Research

History

History

2002 Independent associate professor system established. First faculty recruitment with job description “young scientist seeking to develop a new field in genetics”. One associate professor initiates “Laboratory for Frontier Research”.
2005 Second faculty recruitment. Two associate professors appointed.
2006 Center for Frontier Research (CFR) established, housing three laboratories described above.
Mentor system introduced.
2009 Tenure-track System introduced.
2010 International faculty search started. Third faculty recruitment. Three associate professors appointed.
Awarded JST program “Improvement of Research Environment for Young Researchers”. CFR Steering Committee established. Forth faculty search. Three associate professors appointed.
2011 First tenure evaluation. One tenure-track faculty receives tenure.
2014 Fifth faculty search. Two associate professors appointed.
2015 Three faculty receives tenure.
Awarded JST program “Program to Disseminate Tenure-Track System”.
2016 One faculty receives tenure.
2017 Sixth faculty search. Two associate professors appointed