ORGANISATION/COMPANYRIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
RESEARCH FIELDAnthropologyBiological sciencesComputer scienceMedical sciences › MedicineTechnology › Computer technology
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE07/01/2022 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Saitama
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
Laboratory for Molecular Pathology of Psychiatric Disorders, Center for Brain Science (Laboratory head:Atsushi Takata)
Computational Science, Biology, Medical Science, Interdisciplinary
Psychiatric disorder,Genomics,Epigenetics,Statistical genetics,Animal model,Primate,Single-cell,Machine learning
Our laboratory has just been launched in July 2020. Our goal is to elucidate the biological basis of neuropsychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, mood disorders, and autism spectrum disorders, and to develop new diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive procedures. Our research topics include (but are not limited to) statistical analysis of large-scale genetic data, multi-omics analysis of the human postmortem brain, and analysis of animal models carrying a robust causative mutation discovered through human genetics studies. Key resources for these analyses, such as a high-performance computing system, a large collection of patient-derived materials, and a laboratory animal facility are available in our laboratory and/or our institute.
[Job title and description]
Research Scientist or Postdoctoral Researcher, a few position(s)
Carries out research and other work in accordance with team research themes. Basically defined as those with a doctoral degree more than 5 years.
Carries out research and other work in accordance with team research themes under the direction of supervisors. Basically defined as those with a doctoral degree of 5 years or less.
The successful candidate will work on researches directly or indirectly contribute to reaching our final goal: the elucidation of the molecular pathology of psychiatric disorders and the development of new diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive procedures. We also have the utmost respect for the researcher's own interest and motivation, and consider scientific excellence as the key performance indicator.
Branch and address
RIKEN Wako (2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198)
[Start of employment]
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