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Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor in Department of Developmental and Regenerative Biology

Medical Research Institute (MRI) at Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) invites applications for a faculty position (Assistant Professor) in the field of Developmental and Regenerative Biology.


1. Position

Assistant Professor

2. Areas of Research
Our goal is to define the molecular basis for the mechanism of liver formation, regeneration and maintenance from the point of signal transduction. Our study will provide new insights into understanding the precise molecular mechanisms that underlie organ failures found in human diseases and will lead to the development of new rational therapy for the diseases. We are seeking highly motivated candidates with a strong background in the related fields.

3. Terms and Conditions of Employment
Full-time position with a contract not exceeding three years period, renewable based on an evaluation according to the rules and regulations of TMDU once. The third term will be up to March 31, 2027 and will not be renewed.
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.

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 documents 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 3 by January 6, 2020 Japan Standard Time (applications by postal mail must be posted by this date).

7. Inquiry

Administration Office
Medical Research Institute
Tokyo Medical and Dental University

E-Mail: mri.adm@tmd.ac.jp
Tel: +81-3-5803−4504

8. How to Apply

Send the documents listed in section 4 by courier to the address below. Specify the title as “Application for the Assistant Professor in Department of Developmental and Regenerative Biology” 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