ORGANISATION/COMPANYResearch Organization of Information and Systems, National Institute of Genetics
RESEARCH FIELDAnthropologyArchitecture › DesignBiological sciencesEducational sciencesEngineering › Biomedical engineeringEngineering › Design engineeringGeographyHistory › History of scienceInformation science › Library scienceNeurosciences › NeuropsychologySociology › Other
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE08/07/2020 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Shizuoka
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
The National Institute of Genetics (herein "NIG") employs young promising researchers as NIG postdoctoral research fellows (herein "NIG postdocs") and involve them in research activities at the institute for a limited amount of time, aiming at further development of research at NIG and fostering researchers with excellent research ability.
[Period of Employment]
(1) Period of employment is up to 3 years from the initial date of hire with reappointment on an annual basis.
(2)Start date (the day start working at NIG) is April 1st, 2021, however, it may be changed to any date between November 1st, 2020 and October 1st, 2021, if particularly requested.
(3)When the fellowship is suspended due to childcare, nursing or sick leave (limited to cases of absence) under the approval of the President of ROIS or the Director-General of NIG, the employment period may be extended corresponding to the duration of the period of absence. If there are special circumstances other than those mentioned above, they will be discussed and determined by the Committee.
[Number of Postdocs]
A few positions available.
Laboratories recruiting postdoc fellows are listed below.
Successful candidates will be employed as project researchers (Discretionary working hour system is applicable.) They are eligible to apply for competitive funds called the Grants-in -Aids for Scientific Research (KAKENHI).
[Salary and Treatment]
Annual salary approx. 4,100,000JPY including tax will be paid. Commuting allowance (conditional), MEXT mutual society of health insurance, compensation insurance and employment insurance will be covered.
(1)NIG postdocs are expected to positively contribute to the vitalization of the entire NIG research. (For example, they are expected to actively participate in NIG Poster Sessions, NIG Retreats, and in NIG colloquia.). For this reason, research plans requiring long-term stay at an institute/ university outside NIG are generally not accepted.
(2)NIG postdocs are required to make a presentation of their achievement at the NIG colloquium at the end of the employment period.
(3)Publications must include an acknowledgment of the support from NIG postdoc grant.
EURAXESS offer ID: 531280
Posting organisation offer ID: D120060335
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