A Professor or Associate Professor position (Division of Protein Structural Biology), Institute for Protein Research (IPR), Osaka University
IPR invites qualified applicants to fill the following position:
IPR is a research institute that conducts multidisciplinary life science researches on structures and functions of proteins using creative and innovative approaches. IPR also contributes to the scientific community as a Joint-Usage/Research Center, which promotes collaborative research activities with domestic and international scientists. In order to develop above-mentioned activities as well as to explore a new area of life science research, IPR is seeking for a competitive researcher in one of its division (Division of Protein Structural Biology) as a PI (Professor or associate professor). IPR is particularly seeking for an internationally recognized candidate capable of conducting creative research in structural biology based on the cutting-edge cryo-EM as well as supporting the activity of Joint-Usage/Research at IPR.
Position; Professor or Associate Professor 1 Person
Affiliation; Division of Protein Structural Biology, Institute for Protein Research
1. Conducting research in the area of expertise described above
2. Supporting the activity of Joint-Usage/Research Center as an PI responsible for the cryo-EM facility
3. Teaching undergraduate students from School of Science, and graduate students from Graduate School of Science and/or Frontier Biosciences of Osaka University.
4. Participating in the administrative committees in IPR and Osaka University.
Start of employment;
Employment: Tenured full professor or associate professor
Condition: To be given a research space as well as one assistant professor position
Qualification: PhD holder in the relevant fields with more than 5 years research experiences after obtaining the degree.
Deadline of the application: June 10th (Monday), 2019.
Documents to be submitted:
1. CV with photograph and e-mail (contacting address) including job history and awards
2. List of publications＊ (papers, reviews and books) with the citation index; list of presentations (invited talks only) ; Citation index (h-index) in Google Scholar＊＊. Encircle the numbers of the most important papers (up to 5).
3. List of scientific external grants during the past 10 years (2009-2019)
4. Description on i) Past research and achievement; ii) Future plan of researches and their perspectives; iii) Past experiences of teaching and contribution to a Joint-Usage/Research, if any (up to 6 pages in total).
5. Summaries for the most important papers (up to 5) in no more than 400 words each.
6. PDF reprints of the above five important papers.
7. Letter of recommendation from two researchers, who directly know the candidate well.
＊Authors, title, name of journal, volume, pages, years should be included, with the applicant’s name underlined.
＊＊The h-index will be obtained in “Google Scholar”; please register and create your own account at the site. In “My citation” page, after selecting your own papers, the citation number, h-index and i10 index are automatically calculated and will be shown in the upper right corner of the page. Please indicate the numbers (citation number, h-index and i10 index) in the List of publication.
Please prepare the documents 1-5 in either A4 or legal size, and save them as a single combined PDF file. Save this file as well as the PDF reprints (document #6) in an electronic media (CD, DVD etc.) and mail it to the address below via regular post. A recommendation letter should be in a sealed envelope when included in the application package, or can be directly sent to the Office in an envelope with a clear indication about the content.
Enquiry about the position:
(1) The term of Employment
(2) Probation Period
(3) Work Location
(4) Employment Form
(5) Salary and Benefits
(7) Concerning work conditions, please refer to “Work Regulations for National University Corporation Osaka University Staff” and related regulations.
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