Professor or Associate Professor at Kyoto University Institute for Advanced Study

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    Kyoto University
    Biological sciencesBiology
    Biological sciencesOther
    Leading Researcher (R4)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    30/08/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
    Japan › Kyoto
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[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]
KUIAS is an institute that continuously conducts advanced research utilizing the strengths of Kyoto University. It features a team of excellent faculty members, including Distinguished Professors with internationally outstanding achievements in their respective fields, as well as various organizations engaged in world-leading research.

At present, KUIAS operates two World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI) centers: the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Biology (ASHBi) since 2018, and the Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) since 2017. In addition, two collaborative research centers established in partnership with the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) and with RIKEN, as well as the Center for Integrative Medicine and Physics, a new endowed research laboratory founded in 2018, are undertaking cutting-edge research in their particular disciplines and combining their respective strengths to help accelerate the activities of KUIAS.

With these researchers and research centers at its core, KUIAS will contribute to academic progress as a global, cutting-edge research hub that draws together the knowledge of domestic and overseas researchers, fosters future scientific leaders, and shares the fruits of Kyoto University's research with society.

[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]
【Research Field】
Elucidation of the principles for genome regulation through novel technologies for the promotion of innovative studies in life science.

【Job Descriptions】
KUIAS is seeking a suitable candidate for the position of Professor or Associate Professor, who conducts world-leading studies in the field of life science. The successful candidate will be expected (1) to advance experimental approaches for elucidating the principles of genome regulation or (2) to establish new mathematical and information theories/techniques for analyzing massively parallel genomics/epigenomics data. Candidates are requested to work at Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Biology (ASHBi) and to promote their studies closely collaborating with other researchers at the Institute.

[Address of work location and other information]
Kyoto University Institute for Advanced Study (KUIAS), Kyoto University

【Place of Work】
Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Biology (ASHBi), KUIAS,Kyoto, Japan

[Available positions (Job title, number of positions, etc.)]
Professor or Associate professor One(1)

[Starting date]
December 1, 2019 (at the earliest)


[Details of salary, working hours, holiday, period of employment and insurance, accommodation, etc.]
【Term Limit】
None (tenure position)Initial probationary employment period:six(6)months

【Working Conditions】
Discretionary labor system, based on 7 hours, 45 minutes (8:30–17:15 work schedule with a one-hour break) per day, 38 hours 45 minutes per week
Saturdays and Sundays; Statutory public holidays of Japan; Year-end and New Year holidays (December 29 through January 3); Kyoto University's Foundation Day (June 18); Summer holidays (three consecutive days in mid-August)

To be determined in accordance with the Kyoto University Regulations

【Social Insurance】
Eligible for MEXT* mutual aid association membership, employees'pension, employment insurance, and workers'accident compensation insurance
*MEXT: Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Additional comments

All submitted documents and personal information of candidates contained therein will be used solely for the purpose of screening and will not be disclosed, transferred or lent to any third party without justifiable grounds.

Kyoto University promotes gender equality.Responses and applications from female researchers are highly welcomed

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Kyoto University

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Posting organisation offer ID: D119071892


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