[Job Opportunity] Job Opportunity for Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (non-PI) at Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University




Position summary: Research Center for Materials Science is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor “Jokyo” (non-PI [principal investigator] assistant professor) for the Laboratory of Biochemistry.

Affiliation

Research Center for Materials Science is seeking a tenure-track assistant

Number of position

1 Tenure-Track “Jokyo” (non-PI [principal investigator] assistant professor)

Salary and benefits

Conforming to Nagoya University Pay Rules under the Annual Salary System.

Expected starting date

At the earliest convenience from January, 2016

Term

5 years
The research quality and laboratory teaching performance will be reviewed in the 5th year. If successful, the applicant will be promoted to tenured lecturer (non-PI position); otherwise, the applicant will be employed as a project assistant professor with a fixed term of 1 year.

Qualifications

Holder of a doctorate (Ph.D.) degree (before arriving). A good command of English and/or Japanese is required. Enough experience and knowledge in molecular biology and biochemistry is required. Experience and knowledge in structural biology such as X-ray analysis, NMR, or computational calculation or in chemical biology is required.

Mission

The applicant will join the Laboratory of Biochemistry at the Department of Chemistry (PI: Prof. Hiroshi Abe) and cooperate with other members on ongoing projects within the laboratory. Specific projects are: 1) Analysis of structure and biological function in nucleic acids. 2) Mechanism of protein translation from RNA strand. 3) Chemical biology study of biologically active compounds (including imaging study). ??????????????

Application deadline

September 28th, 2015.

Selection

Applicants who pass the primary screening, based upon the submitted documents, will be invited for an interview with faculty members.

Application

Compile a .pdf file containing the following 6 items, and send it by e-mail to the address below (in Japanese or English). The title of the e-mail should be “Application of Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (Biochemistry)”.

    1. (1) Curriculum vitae (with a photo)
      (2) Publication list
      (3) copies of 5 representative publications

      (4) Summary of research (A4, 2 pages)
      (5) Research plan and pedagogic interest (A4, 2 pages)

      (6) Two contact references (name, affiliation, and e-mail address)
  • E-mail: saito.susumu@f.mbox.nagoya-u.ac.jp
    
Professor Susumu Saito
    Chairman of Department of Chemistry Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University

    Contact

    Professor Hiroshi Abe

    PI of Laboratory of Biochemistry
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University

    Tel: +81-52-789-2490

    
E-mail: h-abe@chem.nagoya-u.ac.jp

    http://www3.chem.nagoya-u.ac.jp/wordpress/?page_id=9827
    http://biochemistry.chem.nagoya-u.ac.jp/

    Further Information
    The Tenure-Track system at Nagoya University:

    http://www.nagoya-u.ac.jp/extra/kisoku/act/frame/frame110001177.htm

    Nagoya University commits to gender equality:

    http://www.kyodo-sankaku.provost.nagoya-u.ac.jp


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