22/10/2019

Two (2) Junior Associate Professors(Principal Investigators)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Kyoto University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Anthropology
    Biological sciences
    Medical sciencesMedicine
    Medical sciencesOther
    Neurosciences
    Pharmacological sciencesPharmacy
    TechnologyBiotechnology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Leading Researcher (R4)
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    29/11/2019 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
  • LOCATION
    Japan › Kyoto
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    See description

[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]

The purpose of the “CiRA Project for Discovering and Nurturing Future Independent Researchers" is to identify young researchers with the potential to conduct world-class research and become academic leaders. Under this project, CiRA is seeking junior associate professors (PIs) as follows.

[Targeted fields]
We call for research proposals, which are progressive and distant from conventional ideas, from a wide range of scientific fields. We especially seek applications from researchers who are aiming to pioneer a new life science.

[Work location]
Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University (CiRA)
53 Kawahara-cho, Shogoin, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto

[start date]
By March 16, 2020 (negotiable)

[Probational period]
6 months

Benefits

[Support System]
The successful candidate will:
- be employed as regular faculty staff (junior associate professor) prescribed in the Kyoto University Work Rules for Faculty and Staff and paid in accordance with Kyoto University's salary standards.
- receive research funds including start-up expenses (maximum 10 million yen per year).
- have an exclusive research assistant (a part-time researcher, technical staff, etc.).
- be employed for 5 years without reappointment; however, depending on the achievements during said period, there is a possibility of career advancement at CiRA.
- receive a faculty mentor for advising research activities and providing experimental equipment if needed.
- have access to multiple research facilities (cutting-edge common equipment, research space for experiments, Facility for iPS Cell Therapy, Animal Research Facility, etc.)
- have access to CiRA's support staff including offices responsible for secretarial works, medical applications, intellectual properties, publication of research findings, acquisition and management of research funding, etc., to provide the researchers an environment that allows them to focus on their studies.

Additional comments

[Gender equality]
Kyoto University promotes gender equality. Women are encouraged to apply, and female applicants are given priority if all other achievements and character evaluations are equal.

[Others]
Submitted documents shall be used just for the selection and never be disclosed, transferred, or lent to third parties without due reason.
Please be advised that submitted documents shall not be returned.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Kyoto University
Japan
Kyoto

EURAXESS offer ID: 458001
Posting organisation offer ID: D119101053

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