Assistant Professor (Mouse Genomics Resource Laboratory)

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1. Division:
Mouse Genomics Resource Laboratory, Genetic Strains Research Center
2. Recruiting:
Assistant Professor (1 qualified person)
3. Qualifications:
The successful candidate is a highly motivated researcher who can promote studies towards the elucidation of the genetic basis of behavioral diversity in mice, in collaboration with Associate Professor Tsuyoshi Koide. The candidate must have achievements in research based on the methodology of neuroscience, ethology, or genomics and can contribute to a novel development in mouse behavioral genetics, utilizing the research experience. (Research experience in behavioral genetics is not required. Experience in mouse research is preferable but not necessary.)
4. Term of Appointment: 5 years
One-time extension of five additional years would be possible based on evaluation. (For those who are/were employed by ROIS at any time between April 1, 2013 and the day before the starting date of this advertised position, the aforesaid term(s) of employment will be subtracted from the extended five years.)
5. Salary:
Annual salary system will be applied.
6. Appointment Start Date: 
As soon as possible after the selection decision is made
7. Application Deadline:
Noon (Japan Time) on Monday, August 21, 2017
8. Application Materials:
I. Curriculum Vitae (In English. Japanese applicants should include an additional copy in Japanese. Include e-mail address.)
II. List of publications (If there are multiple authors, describe your work briefly. Circle the listing number(s) of your main work(s).)
III. Summary of past and present research and future direction/interests (In English, max. 1,500 words. Include figures as necessary.)
IV. Names and contacts of references (Within 2 domestic references and 2 international references.)
V. Brief summary of career (Download the form from the NIG  homepage.)
VI. Printed copies of your main papers
7. Submission:
Submit items I to V listed above electronically.
a. Subject line should be “Application for Mouse Genomics Resource Laboratory Assistant Professor”, and the same should be noted in the e-mail body.
b. Put items I to IV together in a single file by separating each item by page. E-mail the file as an attachment. File format should be either MS Word or PDF. Also attach completed item V whose form can be downloaded from the NIG homepage.
c. If your main papers are available to access online, include a list of http addresses in the e-mail body in addition to sending printed copies by post.

* We will notify you via e-mail upon receipt of your electronic application within 2 business days.
If you cannot apply electronically, you may send your application by post. Note the division and position you are applying for in red ink on the envelope and send by registered mail.

Based on gender equality National Institute of Genetics has been actively promoting female scientists. In case of equivalent aptitude and achievements in research, education, and social contributions, preference will be given to female candidates.

Send your application and inquiries to:
  NIG Personnel Committee (Personnel Team)  
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