We are looking to appoint an EM Research Specialist to join the EM & Ultrastructural Pathology Facility at the MRC Toxicology Unit, University of Cambridge.
The Facility performs a fundamental role at the heart of the Unit's research providing expertise in experimentation and processing on a broad range of samples for molecular and cellular toxicology.
As the Unit's EM Research Specialist you will be responsible for providing high quality imaging for the Toxicology Unit's scientific programmes. This includes initial research consultation, sample preparation, image acquisition and data processing for scientists and students. You will work on several of the Unit's EM research projects involving large-volume SEM and 3D-TEM, providing specialist technical support in order to develop the translation of basic research into clinically and public health-relevant outcomes.
You will have a degree in a scientific discipline, preferably with a PhD. Experience in the following is essential, but are not limited to:
You will also be an excellent communicator and team player, with the ability to manage a laboratory including health and safety, purchasing and equipment maintenance.
The Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit is an internationally renowned institution focussed on the delivery of field-changing mechanistic insights into toxicology and disease. The Unit will be moving into the newly refurbished Gleeson building, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge from November 2020.
This is an open-ended position funded by the MRC.
The Iwase & Seo laboratories at the University of Michigan are seeking a jointly-appointed postdoctoral fellow to investigate how metals, such as iron and manganese, work with chromatin to ensure normal brain development and function using biochemistry, mouse, and cell culture models.
This position is funded by NIH, and the salary range will be $52,000 ~ $60,000 per year, plus a competitive benefits package. The appointment of this position is at least 1 year and the appointment will be renewed in yearly basis. The University of Michigan is a largest biomedical research enterprise located in Ann Arbor, one of the safest and most educated cities of the United States.
We are looking for highly-motivated individual who meets the qualification below.
• Ph.D. in biomedical sciences or related disciplines.
• Expertise in biochemistry and cell biology is essential.
• Experiences in mouse genetics are recommended, but not required.
• Recent PhD with at least one first-authored publication in a peer-reviewed journal.
Qualified candidates are invited to send the following materials to siwase[at]umich.edu or youngseo[at]umich.edu
• Cover letter outlining current research efforts and motivation to apply for this position.
• Curriculum vitae.
2. Number of Positions:
4. Work Location:
5. Specialized Field:
(1) Have a doctoral degree.
(2) Have excellent research achievements in the related fields.
(3) Business level or above Japanese language proficiency
8. Starting Date:
9. Term of Employment:
10. Probationary Period:
11. Employment Form:
Based on “37. Regulations Pertaining to Working Hours, Holidays and Leave for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff”
12. Salary and Benefits:
14. Application Documents:
1. A Curriculum Vitae (photo attached) *Please use the university form available at the following website.
2. A list of research achievements (original papers, review papers, books, patents, presentations in international conferences)
3. Reprints of major original papers (up to 5 papers, photocopies acceptable)
4. A list and an outline of awards and prizes
5. An outline of research achievements (up to 2 A4 pages)
6. Research plans and a statement of educational aspirations (up to 2 A4 pages)
7. Name, affiliation, and contact information of two professional references who are willing to be contacted about the applicant
8. English proficiency certificate such as TOEFL score
*Personal information in the application documents will only be used for the purpose of screening and hiring procedures, and will not be disclosed to any third party.
*Submitted application documents will not be returned.
15. Sending Address and Contact Information:
If submitted by postal service:
* Please write “Application for faculty position” on the envelope in red ink.
If submitted by e-mail: ikawa[at]biken.osaka-u.ac.jp
* Please write “Application for faculty position“ in the subject line.
* Assign a password to the application documents
Contact Person: Professor Masahito IKAWA
16. Application Deadline:
17. Selection Process:
18. Additional Information:
We welcome applications from highly motivated female candidates.
*Osaka University campuses and related facilities are smoke-free, except for designated areas．
19. Recruiter National University Corporation Osaka University
Professor Anindya Dutta at the University of Virginia is looking for talented postdoctoral fellows interested in working on genome instability in mammalian cancer cells. Recent representative papers are: Science Advances. 2020, PMC7228742; Nucleic Acids Research. 2019, PMC6511871; Molecular Cell, 2018, PMC6294304; Molecular Cell, 2017, PMC5743198; Elife. 2016; PMC5245961. Nature Communications. 2015, PMC4525285.
Background and setting: University of Virginia is a top-rated University on the East Coast of the United States and situated in Charlottesville, a beautiful college town that is 2 hours from Washington DC at the foothills of the lovely Shenandoah Mountains. The cost of living is significantly cheaper and living conditions are very comfortable and stress-free compared to that in the big cities of the United States.
Term: One year beginning any time between October 2020 and April 2021. The appointment is renewable on a yearly basis subject to satisfactory performance for up to 5 years.
Applicant eligibility: The applicant should be a recent Ph.D. graduate in the biological sciences with at least one first-author paper in a well-recognized journal like the Journal of Biological Chemistry and motivated to make new discoveries to pursue a career in science.
To apply: Interested applicants should send CV, cover letter and names of 3 references to ad8q[at]virginia.edu.
Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo (Hyogo, Japan) invites applications for a full-time, tenured Professor position
Note: In fiscal 2021, Graduate School of Life Science will be reorganized into Graduate School of Science with Graduate School of Material Science.
*The laboratory is located at the Himeji Campus for Engineering.
*First graders and second-fourth graders of the department study at the Himeji Campus for Engineering and at the Harima Campus for Science where most of laboratories of the department reside, respectively.
3. Research field:
*This laboratory has two staff members at present, Associate Professor Daisuke Yamauchi and Assistant Professor Tomonori Nakai.
4. Education duties:
1) Lectures and experimental training on basic biology for first graders of Science department at Himeji Campus for Engineering, which enables first graders to smoothly become competent in advanced lectures and research on cell biology and structural biology. Some of lectures are taught in English.
2) Experimental training on basic biology for fourth graders of Technology department at Himeji Campus for Engineering.
3) Research supervision for master’s theses and Ph.D. dissertations.
4) Administration and management tasks.
5) Other ordinary duties.
Possible undergraduate courses to be taught include:
Possible graduate courses to be taught include:
1. Doctoral degree.
2. Demonstrated ability to advise students at the undergraduate and graduate levels to obtain the degree.
3. Willingness to participate in teaching courses for Japanese and international undergraduate and graduate students, and administrative duties.
4. Strong expertise and evidence of success in life science research.
5. English fluency sufficient to teach and guide international students.
6. Japanese language proficiency is mandatory.
1) Full curriculum vitae with a photo attached, country of citizenship, university graduation date.
2) List of research achievements— please separate original papers from the others
3) Reprints or copies of research articles (max. five articles)
4) Summary of research and education experience— about 1,100 words (English) or 2,000 characters (Japanese)
5) Proposal for future research and education plans— about 1,100 words (English) or 2,000 characters (Japanese)
6) List of research grants received
7) Two personal references from internationally recognized researchers or their contact details
These documents should be submitted as printed materials as well as USB flash memory or CD-ROM.
Application deadline: October 5, 2020
1) Short-listing through application review
2) Interview and mock lecture
Note: University of Hyogo will not support any travel expenses of applicants for any reasons during the selection.
1) University of Hyogo is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from female researchers as well as non-Japanese researchers are encouraged.
For more information: https://www.sci.u-hyogo.ac.jp