Tenure-track Associate Professor

Fukuoka (JP)
Salary shall be paid in accordance with the relevant regulations stipulated by Kyushu University.
June 23 2019
Yusaku Nakabappu
Organization Type
Job Type

Tenure-track Associate Professor
Research Center for Systems Immunology
Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University

Number of Position(s) Offered: One Tenure-track Associate Professor (Principal Investigator)
Division: Division of Allergy and Immunology or Division of Cancer Immunology
Application deadline: August 31, 2019

The Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, aims to enhance our understanding of the Host-Defense System, an essential regulatory mechanism involved in human biology, at the cellular and molecular levels. With the long-term goal of curing diseases, the Institute has become one of the most active and productive research institutes in Japan, and has established itself as a world-renowned research institute for basic medical science. Our current goal is to establish a center of excellence for the Host-Defense System, focusing on multi-scale and transomics medicine.
In April 2018, the Research Center for Systems Immunology was newly established with two divisions: the Division of Bioinformatics and Division of Mucosal Immunology. We are now going to establish two more divisions: namely, the Division of Allergy and Immunology and Division of Cancer Immunology by 2021.
This time, we are recruiting a promising young researcher specializing in allergy or cancer immunology as an independent Tenure-track Associate Professor.
Regarding this employment, our Institute will provide financial support for a start-up and one postdoctoral position.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree and have an outstanding research record regarding such fields as allergy and immunology or cancer immunology and have at least 5 original articles, including 3 or more first-author articles in authoritative international academic journals. All candidates are expected to have a strong background in cellular and molecular biology, and to be interested in actively participating in multi-omics analyses in the field of allergy or cancer immunology for the development of novel therapeutics.

Employment Duration:
5 years tenure-track
After completion of the initial 5-year period, the opportunity to obtain tenure is possible.
In addition, for outstanding researchers, it will be possible over time to be promoted to professor in this post.

Required Documentation
1) Recommendation letter (free format)
2) Curriculum vitae
3) A signed oath regarding the contents of the Curriculum vitae
4) A list of research achievements (including peer-reviewed papers, conference, reviews, books, patents)
5) Prints of three important publications
6) A list of research grants (for the previous 5 years)
7) A list of Journal Impact Factor data
8) A summary of the applicant’s research activities and future research plan (A4, free format)
※2)3)4)6)7): formats can be downloaded from this website https://archive.iii.kyushu-u.ac.jp/public/2t9gAAbJakQA2ewB6-Zr142bPjOxvaIE1jCXrSJBPP9L/

Shortlisted candidates may be invited for a seminar and interview.
Submit all PDF documents on either a USB memory stick or a CD-ROM, together with the hardcopy.
Application documents will not be returned.

Starting date of employment
From January 1st, 2020 until March 31st, 2020 at the latest.

Mailing address:
Kyushu University
Human Resources Section 2, General Affairs Divisions, Administrative Office (Medical Sciences, Dental Science and Pharmaceutical Sciences)
3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582 JAPAN

Contact details
Director Yusaku Nakabeppu
Medical Institute of Bioregulation Kyushu University
3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582 JAPAN
TEL: +81-92-642-6800
E-mail: yusaku@boireg.kyushu-u.ac.jp

Additional Information
1) Kyushu University is an equal opportunity employer and follows the principle of the Basic Act for Gender Equal Society (Act. No.78 of 1999).
<Office for the Promotion of Gender Equality, Kyushu University> http://danjyo.kyushu-u.ac.jp/
2) Kyushu University is an equal opportunity employer and follows the principle of the Act on Employment Promotion etc. of Persons with Disabilities (Act No. 123 of 1960, revised in 2013) and Act on the Elimination of Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities (Act No. 65 of 2013