22/10/2019

Postdoctoral Scholar, Evolutionary Neurobiology Unit, OIST


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/03/2020 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
  • LOCATION
    Japan › Okinawa
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    See description

[Explanation of institution (recruitment background, institution details, explanation of project, etc.)]
Evolutionary Neurobiology Unit is proposing projects for a researcher on neurodevelopmental and cell biological studies of early branching animals including cnidarians, placozoans, ctenophores and sponges). These animals are useful especially for studying early evolutionary processes of the nervous system, germ cells, and basic morphological and physiological nature of animals.

[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]
Position Summary:
Evolutionary Neurobiology Unit is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher. We are performing developmental, biochemical, cell biological, and bioinformatics studies using early branching animals including cnidarians, placozoans, ctenophores and poriferans. These animals are useful especially for studying the origins and early evolutionary processes of basic morphological and physiological nature of animals. Research topics include, but are not limited to,

1.EvoDevo studies of nervous systems of early branching animals
2.Experimental and theoretical studies of asexual growth patterns of early branching animals

Responsibilities:
1.Designing and executing experiments independently and in collaboration with the other members
2.Contributing substantially to publications in high impact journals
3.Supervising the students and interns
4.Taking part in the management of culture of our model animals
5.Helping our laboratory management (overview and maintain research instruments and equipment).

[Address of work location and other information]
Okinawa Institute of Science & Technology Main Campus

[Available positions (Job title, number of positions, etc.)]
Postdoctoral Scholar

[Starting date]
After December 1, 2019

Benefits

[Details of salary, working hours, holiday, period of employment and insurance, accommodation, etc.]

Compensation in accordance with the OIST Employee Compensation Regulations
Benefits:
-Annual paid leave and summer holidays
-Health insurance (Private School Mutual Aid http://www.shigakukyosai.jp/ )

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Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
Japan
Okinawa

EURAXESS offer ID: 458055
Posting organisation offer ID: D119100895

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