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Job offer for Associate Professor Position

Medical Research Institute (MRI) of the Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) invites applications for faculty position (Associate Professor) in the field of Genomic Function and Diversity (GFD).

1. Position

Associate Professor or Junior Associate Professor

2. Areas of Research

The principal aim of GFD is to understand the functional diversity of human genome by analyzing the genetic variations through molecular biology and bioinformatics. In particular, we integrate the datasets of genome wide association studies (GWAS), expression QTL, epigenome, transcriptome, etc to dissect the mechanism of complex diseases such as immunological diseases, metabolic diseases, and cancer diseases. We seek outstanding candidates with various backgrounds in genome research, who are willing to break new ground in human disease genetics.

3. Terms and Conditions of Employment

Full-time position with a contract which will start on April 1, 2020, not exceeding five years period, renewable based on an evaluation according to the rules and regulations of TMDU once.
Salary will be determined by the annual salary system outlined by TMDU regulations.

Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for this position, as TMDU promotes gender-equality work environment. We provide career support programs for all staff that enable them to balance work and life, such as childbirth and child rearing. For further information, please click the below URL:

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 words).
(7) A list of other achievements (Awards etc).

5. Number of copies submitted

6 copies of Application forms listed in section 4 must be submitted to the address written in section 8.

6. Deadline

Applications should be sent to the postal address in section 8 by October 31, 2019, Japan Standard Time (applications by postal mail must be posted by this date).

7. Inquiry

Inquiries should be directed to Professor Yuta Kochi
Department of Genomic Function and Diversity
Medical Research Institute
Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Tel: +81-3-5803−4817

8. How to Apply

Send the forms and documents listed in section 4 by courier to the address below. Specify the title as “Application for the Associate Professor position in the Department of Genomic Function and Diversity.” All information will be treated with the strictest confidentiality in accordance with pertinent laws and rules. Once submitted, documents will not be returned to applicants for any reason.

Katsuya Abe
Manager of Administration Office
Medical Research Institute
Tokyo Medical and Dental University
1-5-45 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8510, Japan

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