Recruitment of an Associate Professor (Laboratory of Creative Science for Insect Industries)

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    Kyushu University
    Agricultural sciencesAgricultural products
    Agricultural sciencesOther
    Leading Researcher (R4)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    30/08/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
    Japan › Fukuoka
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Kyushu University is seeking an experienced individual with expertise in teaching and research for appointment as a tenured Associate Professor in the Laboratory of Creative Science for Insect Industries, Division of Agricultural Bioresource Sciences, Department of Bioresource Sciences, and Faculty of Agriculture.
The goal of the Division of Agricultural Bioresource Sciences is to systematically train superior researcher with a deep understanding and high insight on the sustainable and stable supply, innovative production technology, protection management, and preservation of biological environment of food resources organisms, this program systematically organizes each subject from the perspective of the basic, advanced and practical sciences, and undertakes multilayered education under the assignment and collaboration of each research field within the major and under the supervision teacher system.
The Laboratory of Creative Science for Insect Industries deals with education and research on industrial utilization of specific functions of insects and efficient biomaterial production technology in insect factories such as silkworm.

[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]
The duties and responsibilities of this position are as follows:
1. Molecular breeding of silkworm as a host for recombinant protein production using genome editing etc.
2. Search for useful genes of insects and their functional analysis.
3. Industrial management technology of silkworm as a host for pharmaceutical production.

Educational duties:
The successful candidate will be expected to teach the following subjects and supervise research activities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in Japanese, with some of the teaching and supervision done in English.

(1) Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences
・Master's course
(Course of Agrobiological Science)
Advanced studies in agrobiological science I, II, Project research in agrobiological science
(International Course)
Advanced topics in agrobiology
・Doctoral course
(Agricultural Bioresource Sciences course)
Research training on agrobiological science, Advanced topics on agrobiological science, Tutorial on agrobiological science
(International Course)
Research training on agrobiological science
(2) Under graduate School
(Agricultural Sciences course, School of Agriculture)
In charge as necessary
(KIKAN Education)
Experiments in natural science, Interdisciplinary collaborative learning of social issues, KIKAN education seminar

[Address of work location and other information]
Ito Campus

[Available positions (Job title, number of positions, etc.)]
One Associate Professor

[Starting date]
The successful candidate will take up the post as soon as possible after the endorsement of the appointment at the professor meeting of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University.


This is a full-time associate professor position under the discretionary labor system.

Appointment level to be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary and benefits are specified in the Kyushu University regulations. For further information, visit the following university website (in Japanese) or apply to the General Affairs Section, Faculty of Agriculture: http://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/ja/university/information/rule/rulebook/pdf/61... General Affairs Section, Faculty of Agriculture (E-mail: nossyomu2@jimu.kyushu-u.ac.jp)

Additional comments

1) For more information about the Faculty of Agriculture, please visit our web site
2) Kyushu University is an equal opportunity employer and follows the principles of the Basic Act for Gender Equal Society (Act. No.78 of 1999), Act on Employment Promotion etc.
of Persons with Disabilities (Act No. 123 of 1960, revised in 2013), and the Act on the
Elimination of Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities (Act No. 65 of 2013)
3) The system of employment of faculty members with accompanying spouse has been implemented in Kyushu University since July 18, 2018.

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Kyushu University

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Posting organisation offer ID: D119070390


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