Assistant Professor (Cell Architecture Laboratory)

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1. Division:
Cell Architecture Laboratory,Structural Biology Center
2. Recruiting:
Assistant Professor (1 qualified person)
3. Qualifications:
An assistant professor will be recruited by public advertisement. The successful candidate is a researcher who has a solid record of achievements in cell biology or related areas, and has creative research-plans to uncover the mechanical and molecular bases of the spatial-temporal organization of the cell. The candidate is also expected to possess the willingness, leadership and research experiences to contribute to the development of Cell Architecture Laboratory in collaboration with Professor Akatsuki Kimura.
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 The Research Organization of Information and Systems (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: 
April 1, 2018
7. Application Deadline:
Noon (Japan Time) on Thursday, December 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. Indicate your major papers.)
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 (two to four references, including more than 1 international reference is desirable.)
V. Brief summary of career (Download the form from the NIG homepage.)
VI. Your main papers
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9. Submission:
Submit items I to VI listed above electronically
a. Subject line should be “Application for Cell Architecture 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. E-mail your main papers as an attachment. File format should be PDF. If your main papers are available to access online, include a list of http addresses in the e-mail body

* 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)  
Mailing Address National Institute of Genetics
Yata 1111, Mishima, Shizuoka 411-8540 JAPAN
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