Special Postdoctoral Researcher, RIKEN

Japan (JP), Wako, Tokyo, Kobe, Osaka, Harima, Yokohama, Sendai, Tsukuba
487,000 yen per month plus allowances(housing, commuting), and research fund
February 01 2019
Life Sciences, Agricultural Science, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Sciences, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Botany/Plant Science, Cancer Research, Cell Biology, Computational Biology, Developmental Biology, Ecology, Endocrinology, Environmental Science, Epigenetics, Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Immunology, Marine Science, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Oncology, Organismal Biology, Other Life Science, Pharmacokinetics / Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Proteomics, Stem Cells, Structural Biology, Virology, Zoology, Physical Sciences, Astronomy/Astrophysics, Atmospheric Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Climate Change, Computer Sciences, Condensed Matter Physics, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Geology/Soil Science/Geography, Geoscience, Informatics, Information Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Science, Mathematics, Nanotechnology, Oceanography, Optics & Laser Physics, Organic Chemistry, Other Chemistry, Other Earth Science, Other Engineering, Other Physics, Particle Physics, Physics, Polymer Science, Renewable Energy, Signal Transduction, Statistics, Synthetic/Computational Chemistry, Health Sciences, Clinical Medicine, Clinical Research, Drug Development, Drug Discovery, Gerontology/Aging, Healthcare, Medical Engineering, Medicinal/Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Nutrition, Personalized Medicine, Preclinical Development, Psychiatry/Psychology, Public Health, Regenerative Medicine, Translational Research, Vaccine Research
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

RIKEN is currently accepting applications for the FY 2020 Special Postdoctoral Researcher (SPDR) Program, from creative, independent researchers who will be a powerful force in furthering RIKEN’s research activities.
Number of openings:
Around 60
Research fields:
Mathematical Sciences (Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Science, Artificial Intelligence, etc.), Physics I (particle, nuclear, astrophysics, etc.), Physics II ( condensed matter), Chemistry, Biology (cell biology, developmental biology, plant biology, structural biology, microbiology, imaging, measuring, etc.), Medical science (brain science, psychology, immunology, oncology, genome science, etc.) and Engineering that relate to research being conducted at RIKEN.
Capable of independent and responsible pursuit of a research topic.
See SPDR website for details.

Salary and benefits (FY 2018 figures):
1. Annual salary paid in monthly installments of 487,000 yen (gross amount).
2. Commuting allowance (actual cost up to maximum of 55,000 yen per month)
3. Housing allowance (partial payment of rent)
4. Research budget: 1,000,000 yen per year
5. Fixed-term contract employee (3 years)
Applications can be accepted from February 18, Monday, to April 18, Thursday, 2019.
SPDR Desk, Human Resources Division, RIKEN
2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198 Japan
Email: wakate@riken.jp