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Job offer for Assistant Professor Position, Takebe Laboratory

Job offer for Assistant Professor Position, Takebe Laboratory
Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU)
A multidisciplinary team in the laboratory of Dr. Takanori Takebe is seeking to recruit a highly motivated
assistant professor to lead a stem cell and organoid research investigating their potential for understanding
human development, evolution and precision. The self-organizing tissue-based approach coupled with
pluripotent stem cell technology has just begun as a promising field for designing a miniature organ,
namely an organoid, yet the mechanism of driving complex but stereotyped tissue self-organization
remains largely unknown. Therefore, Dr Takebe’s lab proposes to take a “reverse reductionism approach”
for a holistic mechanistic understanding of the dynamic nature of a self-developing system. The Takebe lab
( is part of the new Organ and Tissue Neogenesis Consortium, a research center
belonging to the Institute of Research, Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) one of the top
medical research institutions in the world. Qualified applicants will have MD and/or PhD with peer review
research publications, a demonstrated expertise such incudes cell biology, mathematics, bioinformatics,
morphogenesis, genomics, bioengineering, chemistry or biomechanics, and a keen interest to establish an
independent research program in development and stem cell biology.
1. Position, Affiliation
Assistant Professor, Division of Advanced Biomedical Engineering Research, Institute of Research,
2. Research Field
Basic and/or applied research with a future link to biomedical applications
3. Terms and Conditions of Employment
Full-time position with a three-year contract, renewable based of evaluation of research activities.
Salary will be paid and determined by TMDU salary system
*TMDU supports women scientists conducting research and encourages them to apply for this position.
4. Application Forms
(1) Resume (Curriculum Vitae, etc.) (free form)
(2) List of publications (free form)
(3) Reprints of representative publications (up to 3 papers, photocopies acceptable)
(4) Summary of the representative publications (100 words each)
(5) List of research grants and patents (free form)
(6) Summary of previous research contributions and future research and education plans (in 500
5. Number of copies to be submitted
Five copies of the application forms listed in section 4 must be submitted to the address written in
section 10.
6. Application Deadline
Applications should reach the address written in section 10 by May 24, 2019, Japan Standard Time.
7. Selection Procedure
Selection is made on the basis of application documents and, if necessary, interview with a
presentation/seminar in either English or Japanese. Travel expenses can be defrayed according to the
rules and regulation of TMDU.
8. Appointment Date
Earlier the better after selection
9. Inquiry to:
Professor Takanori Takebe
Division of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research,
Institute of Research, TMDU
Email: (change % to @ when emailing)
10. How to Apply
Send the forms and documents listed in section 4 and section 5 by courier to the address below. Specify
the title as “Application for the Assistant Professor position in the Division of Advanced Multidisciplinary
Research” All information shall be held in the strictest confidence in accordance with pertinent laws and
rules. Once submitted, documents will not be returned to applicants for any reason. Candidates who live
abroad may be able to send the application forms by e-mail.
Ms. Nana Kamimura
Manager of Administration Office
Institute of Research, TMDU
1-5-45 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8510, Japan
Email: (change % to @ when emailing)