ORGANISATION/COMPANYRIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciences › BiologyBiological sciences › OtherTechnology › Biotechnology
RESEARCHER PROFILELeading Researcher (R4)Established Researcher (R3)
APPLICATION DEADLINE02/02/2021 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Kanagawa
TYPE OF CONTRACTPermanent
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences
[Research field and overview]
RIKEN's research is based on synthesis and interdisciplinary activity, with free thinking as its basic philosophy. RIKEN promotes research that goes beyond the boundaries of conventional research fields, while at the same time responding to the needs of society from a strategic perspective.
RIKEN invites applications for the position of Laboratory Head (indefinite-term employment position) to serve in a leadership position in the following research area. The successful candidate will be responsible for directing research projects from a mid-to-long-term perspective.
Field: Medical Genomics and Informatics
The area of research aims at identification of drug targets and drug effects by deciphering cellular networks through the use of genomic technologies, genomic data and computational biology. The successful candidate is expected to introduce original computational biology technologies, ranging from artificial intelligence, deep learning and other computational approaches to analyze large datasets, including genomics, transcriptomics, single cell atlases, promoter atlases, interactomes, protein structures and other omics data. The goal is developing novel approaches of intervention in human health, which may include nucleic acids-based approaches, viral vectors, or classic small molecules drugs.
RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS) provides laboratory heads with a supportive environment for their independent research, including start-up packages and annual research funds.
For an overview of IMS, please refer to the IMS homepage from the above Job posting URL.
Laboratory Head: 1 position
Branch and address
RIKEN Yokohama Campus (1-7-22 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230-0045)
[Start of employmen]
October 1, 2021 or the earliest opportunity after this date.
For details about "Salary and benefits", please refer to the above "Job posting URL".
Handling of personal data:
EURAXESS offer ID: 576566
Posting organisation offer ID: D120110116
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