Research Scientists - Applicants welcome to Drug Discovery Innovator Selection Camp -

Drug Discovery Research, Astellas Pharma Inc., is recruiting Research Scientist in the areas of Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Genetic Engineering, Cell Engineering, Synthetic Chemistry, Veterinary Medicine, Data Science etc.

Drug Discovery Innovator Selection Camp (DISC) is a program designed to select researchers who would be a valuable asset to Astellas Pharma’s drug discovery endeavours.
DISC Winners will have the opportunity to join Astellas Pharma as a research worker (full-time employee).

Since Astellas was established in 2005, based on our business philosophy to “Contribute towards improving the health of people around the world through the provision of innovative and reliable pharmaceutical products,” we have strived to continue to create innovation and deliver innovative medical solutions that meet the needs of patients. Looking forward, we are committed to achieving our vision of turning innovative science into value for patients.

Recruit Information

[Job Location]
Tsukuba Research Center, Astellas Pharma Inc., Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki, Japan
[Eligibility]
Postgraduate students, post-doctoral researchers, career researchers; (overseas applicants welcome)
*Graduates of a 6-year science degree are also eligible to apply.
Degree major in one of the following: Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Genetic Engineering, Cell Engineering, Synthetic Chemistry, Veterinary Medicine, Data Science
* Welcome beyond the above fields, if it is useful for drug discovery
[Salary]
In accordance with company pay scale
[Start Date]
To be arranged
[Pay Rise]
Once a year
[Bonus]
Twice a year (July, December)
[Allowances]
Daily allowance, discretionary allowance, housing allowance, travel allowance, etc.
[Working Hours]
8:30 to 17:30 (Mondays to Thursdays); 8:30 to 15:45 (Fridays). Flextime/ discretionary working system in operation.
[Holidays]
Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays, May 1, summer break, year-end & New Year break
[Leave]
Annual paid leave, maternity leave, care leave, and others
[Welfare]
Social insurance, benefit association system, company housing system, employee shareholding system, build-up savings system, and others

About 13th DISC

[Pre-Camp Screening]
・Applicants will be screened by documents submitted and aptitude test. Those who clear this stage will be invited to attend the Selection Camp.
・All applicants will be notified whether or not they have been invited to attend the Selection Camp.
・Astellas will fund the cost(*) of participating in the Selection Camp.
(*)Including travel expenses and accommodation (including airfares for overseas applicants
・After the Selection Camp, we will discuss details such as start date and conditions of work with the DISC Winner.
・The specific research assignment and location will be decided according to the finalist’s specialism and aptitude.

[Screening schedule]
・Applications Open: September 3 to October 22, 2018
・Stage 1 Screening Start: October 23, 2018
・Selected Applicants Notified: November 2018
・About 5 days Selection Camp will be held mid-December at our Tsukuba Research Center, Astellas Pharma Inc., Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki, Japan

[Apply]
DISC entry & my page login  https://www.e2r.jp/ja/astellas_disc/