RESEARCH FIELDAgricultural sciences › ZootechnicsBiological sciences › BiodiversityBiological sciences › BiologyBiological sciences › Laboratory animal scienceBiological sciences › Zoology
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE01/10/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Wakayama
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]
Miyamoto's laboratory at Kindai University seeks to recruit a postdoctoral associate. The lab is supported by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas, and participates in the collaborative research group “Program of totipotency: From decoding to designing". This research group aims to understand totipotency, the ability to develop to a complete organism. Especially, Miyamoto's lab tries to reveal the novel nuclear structure of mouse zygotes, and explores new methods to reconstitute totipotent nuclei.
The successful applicant will work at Miyamoto's group in Kindai University (Wakayama campus). Kindai University is one of the largest universities in Japan and has attracted the most undergraduate applicants in the last few years. The lab is equipped with sufficient infrastructure to perform mouse embryo work such as micromanipulators and confocal microscopy for live cell imaging.
[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]
The successful applicant will use mouse early embryos to reveal chromatin and nuclear structure of zygotes. To tackle the question, various experimental approaches are available such as single-cell omics and biophysical measurements. The candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment consisting of PhD-level scientists, graduate students and undergraduate students. Furthermore, the candidate will be involved in collaboration projects with local experts and international groups.
[Address of work location and other information]
Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Biology
Faculty of Biology-Oriented Science and Technology
930 Nishimitani Kinokawa, Wakayama, 649-6493 Japan
[Available positions (Job title, number of positions, etc.)]
One Postdoctoral Associate position is available.
[Details of salary, working hours, holiday, period of employment and insurance, accommodation, etc.]
Working hour: 9:00-18:00 (Monday to Friday)
Duration: 1/Sep/2019-31/Mar/2020 (Contract renewable every year at the end of the fiscal year)
Details are discussed at the time of interview.
EURAXESS offer ID: 433780
Posting organisation offer ID: D119071145
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