ORGANISATION/COMPANYRIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
RESEARCH FIELDAgricultural sciencesBiological sciences › BiodiversityBiological sciences › ZoologyChemistry › OtherComputer scienceEngineering › Agricultural engineeringEngineering › Computer engineeringEngineering › Knowledge engineeringEnvironmental science › Water scienceInformation science › Library scienceMedical sciencesNeurosciencesSociology › Rural sociologyTechnology › BiotechnologyTechnology › Computer technologyTechnology › Information technologyTechnology › Water technology
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE28/06/2020 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Kanagawa
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
Bioproductivity Informatics Research Team
RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science
(Team Leader: Keiichi Mochida)
Our team aims to develop plants with improvements in the quantitative and qualitative productivity of cellulosic biomass. By using model grass, we carry out gene discovery to improve biomass productivity and adaptively to environmental changes in plants. Furthermore, we are promoting applied researches for plants for biomass resources in collaboration with universities and institutes.
Note: For more details about the lab, please refer to the following Website:
Bioproductivity Informatics Research Team | RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science
[Job title and Job description]
One opening for a Research Scientist.
Task content: The employee will perform gene discovery aiming to improve qualitative and/quantitative productivity in plants, as well as develop cultivation and breeding techniques of crops. Project name: “Field transcriptome analysis and state-trait modeling based on multi-omics life-course datasets of crops under field conditions."
*This work is supported by “Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Strategic Basic Research Programs, CREST." (科学技術振興機構 戦略的創造研究推進事業CREST採択課題「データ科学に基づく作物設計基盤技術の構築」のうち「トランスクリプトーム解析と圃場データを用いた状態履歴モデルの構築」)
*The scheduled completion date of this project will be March 31, 2021.
The difference in positions is as follows:
Research Scientist: Carries out research and other work in accordance with laboratory research themes.
RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (Yokohama Campus)
1-7-22 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa 230-0045, Japan
[Start of Employment]
Earliest date possible (negotiable)
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EURAXESS offer ID: 423964
Posting organisation offer ID: D119061830
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