24/09/2019

Seeking a Research Scientist or a Postdoctoral Researcher (CSRS-1918)(Plant Genomic Network Research Team)


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    RIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciencesAgricultural products
    Agricultural sciencesOther
    Biological sciencesBiology
    Biological sciencesOther
    TechnologyBiotechnology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    18/09/2020 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
  • LOCATION
    Japan › Saitama, Kanagawa
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    See description

[Laboratory]
Plant Genomic Network Research Team
RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science
(Team Leader: Motoaki Seki)

[Research Field]
We are analyzing novel epigenetic, RNA and peptide regulation mechanisms in environmental stress adaptation and acclimation by cutting-edge genomic approaches. We aim to develop useful plant resources, such as stress-tolerant plants by use of chemical compounds etc. We are analyzing regulatory networks of tuber root development in cassava by integrated omics analyses and aim to develop useful cassava plants, such as improved plant productivity.

Note: For more details about the lab, please refer to the following Website:
Plant Genomic Network Research Team | RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science

[Job title and Job description]
One opening for a Research Scientist or a Postdoctoral Researcher.

Task content:
The candidate will engage in the research project: RIKEN-AIST Joint Research Fund "Challenging world food problems by the use of ethanol". In this project, we will elucidate the molecular mechanisms of ethanol-mediated heat and drought tolerance and develop the technologies to enhance the stress tolerance in crops (lettuce, wheat and tomato).
Project period: From Sep. 2019 to Mar. 2022.

The difference in positions is as follows:
Research Scientist: Carries out research and other work in accordance with laboratory research themes.
Postdoctoral Researcher: Carries out research and other work in accordance with laboratory research themes under the mentorship and training of supervisors.

[Work location]
RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (Yokohama Campus)
1-7-22 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa 230-0045, Japan
Or (after consulting with the candidate)
RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (Wako Campus)
2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan

[Start of Employment]
Earliest date possible (negotiable)

Benefits

For details about "Salary and benefits", please refer to the above "Job posting URL".

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1 position(s) available at
RIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
Japan
Saitama, Kanagawa

EURAXESS offer ID: 449284
Posting organisation offer ID: D119090906

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