WPI Nano Life Science Institute, Kanazawa University

Assistant Professor(Fixed-term contract)【Biology/Mathematical science】(Nano Life Science Institute, Kanazawa University)

We are looking for an assistant professor in Okuda lab, Nano Life Science Institute, Kanazawa University.

Okuda lab is a new laboratory starting from April 2019 (http://mechanogenesis.org). This lab focuses on mechanobiology of multi-cellular systems by the integrated approach of biological experiments and mathematical analyses.

We are looking for persons who fulfills the following issues.

【Biology】

  • Interest/Experience in the mechanobiology of multi-cellular systems such as embryogenesis, tissue regeneration, and carcinogenesis
  • Interest/Experience in the integrated research of experimental biology and mathematical science
  • Experience in molecular biological experiments such as genetic manipulation, and culture and imaging of cells and tissues

【Mathematical science】

  • Interest/Experience in the mechanobiology of multi-cellular systems such as embryogenesis, tissue regeneration, and carcinogenesis
  • Interest/Experience in the integrated research of experimental biology and mathematical science
  • Experience in mathematical biology, condensed mater physics, computational mechanics, or informatics.

You play a central role in promoting research regarding mechanobiology of multi-cellular system. We may also request educational activities such as research guidance to students considering your aptitude.

Please contact to the following address about the details.

WPI Nano Life Science Institute, Kanazawa University
Associate professor. Satoru Okuda
Email: satokuda[at]staff.kanazawa-u.ac.jp
*Please replace [at] with @.

Address of work location and other information

Nano Life Science Institute,Kanazawa University,
Kakuma-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-1192, Japan

Starting Date

March 1, 2019 or later (negotiation is possible)

Qualifications

Doctoral degree (including equivalent degrees such as a PhD from overseas universities) has been conferred or will be conferred when he/she arrives at the post.

Treatment

[Compensation]
Assistant Professor

[Employment status]
Full-time (Nontenured)

[Period of employment]
Three-year fixed-term contract
Note: There is a possibility of the contract being renewed after the expiration of the employment period.

[Start-up research funds]
We will provide million yen in the first year for research funding.

[Salary and insurance]
According to the rules of Kanazawa University.
http://www.kanazawa-u.ac.jp/university/administration/regulation/rules (in Japanese)
Special allowance, around 1,320,000 yen (Annualization conversion)
Salary will be fluctuated by performance and evaluation after adoption.

Application period

January 5, 2020 Deadline

Application/selection/notification of result/contact details

[Application documents]     
1) Curriculum vitae with a recent photograph of the face, describing present address, phone number, e-mail address, academic career, research career, professional career, and other relevant information.
2) List of research activities, including original scientific papers, book chapters, other publications, presentations in scientific meetings, research support*, awards, and other relevant activities.
* List of research support should contain time period, name of grant, title of education/research, and amount of money.
3) Offprints of main published papers (maximum number of papers is five, and hard copies are accepted.)
4) Outline of past research and future plan (three or four sheets in free format)
5) Outline of past teaching and future plan (one or two sheets in free format)
6) Recommendation letters should be separately sent to the address of the application.

[Application procedure]
Please send the application documents by email. As we cannot receive emails larger than 5 MB, please use the uploader etc. if the size of your email exceeds 5 MB. Please write “Application for Faculty Position (Associate professor. Okuda)” in the title of the e-mail.

[Address of application]
Email: nanolsi-jobs[at]adm.kanazawa-u.ac.jp”
*Please replace [at] with @.

Selection process, notification of result

Applicant screening and interview (possible through internet such as skype)
※We do not cover the transportation expenses associated with the interview.

Contact details

Administration office, WPI Nano Life Science Institute, Kanazawa University
Kakuma-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-1192, Japan
Tel: 076-234-4550
Email: nanolsi-jobs[at]adm.kanazawa-u.ac.jp
*Please replace [at] with @.

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