tenure-track associate professor position in Biotechnology and Life Sciences

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

Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) invites

applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Associate

Professor in the area of Biotechnology and Life Science. TUAT is

interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standard of

scholarship and professional activities. The appointee will be provided

with an independent laboratory, startup budget and research fund with

less duties of administration and lecture. He/she will be expected to

teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in his/her area of

expertise. There will be two evaluations at the 3rd and 5th years after

the appointment. If the outcome of the evaluation indicates that the

appointee has made promising or significant research, he or she will be

promoted to the status of tenure position. TUAT prepares for a tenure

post to each tenure-track position so that the appointee will have the

opportunity to be promoted to tenure position if he/she passes the

review. Annual salary is the same as tenured faculty members as shown

below. TUAT is an equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional

commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.


[Job details (duties, subject responsible for, etc.)]

As explained above, the appointee will be provided with an independent

laboratory and he/she supervises undergraduate seniors for their

graduation thesis and graduate students for their master's/doctoral

thesis. He/she will also be expected to give lectures of undergraduate

and graduate level courses in his/her area of expertise.


Research field:

Field: Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Chemical Biology, and their related fields.


[Address of work location and other information]

2-24-16 Naka-cho, Koganei-shi, 184-8588, Tokyo, Japan


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

One position


[Starting date]

May 1st, 2019



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

Contract will be for 5 years.

It follows the employment rule of TUAT. Note that taxes and insurances will be withheld from the annual salary.


[Monthly Salary]

Over JPY 650,000 (depends on education level and teaching experience). No bonuses are paid.


Application deadline: 15 February

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