Announcement of Job Opportunity for Associate Professor

Announcement of Job Opportunity for Associate Professor in Department of
Creative Research, Exploratory Research Center on Life and Living Systems,
National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS), Okazaki, Japan

 

Requirement

1. Position Available
One Associate Professor position in Department of Creative Research, Exploratory Research Center on Life and Living Systems (ExCELLS), National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS)

 

2. Job description and research area
ExCELLS established in April, 2018 develops novel approaches for observing biological entities, deciphering hidden information, and creating living systems to improve our understanding of their nature. A research group will start in FY2019 which aims at the development of new super resolution optical microscope and the understanding of functioning mechanisms of life by imaging techniques. A researcher is called for who will constitute this research group with professor to promote above research.
The successful applicant is to hold the associate professor position in National Institute for Physiological Sciences (NIPS) which aims to clarify the function of body and brain in humans, and to contribute to collaborative researches as a member of an inter-university research institute. The successful applicant will also take charge of education for graduate students as a faculty of SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies).

 

3. Qualifications
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree or an equivalent scientific career.

 

4. Appointment period
Tenured

 

5. Required documents;
1) Complete CV (in the accompanied form)
2) List of publications (with full author lists, titles, Journal names, volumes and page numbers)
3) Research statement (including research interest and future plans; about 600 words)
4) Two sets of reprints of main publications; 5 papers or less
5) Recommendation letter(s) (in the accompanied form)
*The above forms can be downloaded from the following URL.
https://www.nips.ac.jp/eng/recruit/index.html

 

Please note that documents will not be returned to applicants.

 

6. Deadline
December 21(Fri), 2018

 

7. Day of arrival at the post
The earlier appointment is preferred.

 

8. Others
1) ExCELLS is closely linked to the 3 inter-university research institutes in Okazaki (National Institute for Basic Biology, NIPS, Institute for Molecular Science), and NIPS is to take charge of the review for this appointment.
2) Gender equality
a) NIPS is promoting a Gender Equality Program by taking various measures to create a workspace where both men and women are able to give full rein to their talents and abilities.
b) NIPS gives hiring priority to women when they are recognized as equivalent during performance evaluations.
c) NIPS considers for periods when researchers did not perform research due to leave for maternity, elderly and child care if applicants specify the period of them in their CV.
3) The associate professor in this position may be applied an annual salary.
4) Data of the personal information in the application are handled in strict confidentiality, and they will not be utilized for any other purposes. Application documents will not be returned.

 

9. Contact details
Please send the application by mail to the address below;
The Personnel section, Okazaki Administration Center, NINS
Nishigonaka 38, Myodaiji, Okazaki, Aichi 444-8585, JAPAN
(Please indicate “This mail contains an application form for the Associate Professor Position in Department of Creative Research, Exploratory Research Center on Life and Living Systems” on the envelope.)

 

Further enquiries should be sent to;
(About the research)
Professor Yoshihiro Kubo
Division of Biophysics & Neurobiology, Department of Molecular & Cellular Physiology, National Institute for Physiological Sciences (NIPS), NINS
Nishigonaka 38, Myodaiji, Okazaki, Aichi 444-8585, JAPAN
Phone: +81-564-55-7831
E-mail: ykubo(a)nips.ac.jp

 

(About the salary and other benefits)
The personnel section, Okazaki Administration Center, NINS
Nishigonaka 38, Myodaiji, Okazaki, Aichi 444-8585, JAPAN
Phone: +81-564-55-7113
E-mail: r7113(a)orion.ac.jp

 

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