Head of a New Laboratory (indefinite-term employment position)

Kobe (JP)
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Commuting and housing allowances will be provided.
November 26 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

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: Adult stem cells and/or germ cells

Basic research related to adult stem cells and/or germ cells in living organisms. Topics of keen interest include studies that lead to groundbreaking findings on the life-long regulation of the maintenance, deterioration, and inheritance of biosystems throughout the life cycle from birth to death or to the next generations, by promoting and taking advantage of the interdisciplinary approaches within the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (BDR) as well as all of RIKEN.

The RIKEN BDR aims to understand the general principles of organismal temporal dynamics throughout the lifespan from birth to death, including aging. Our interdisciplinary approaches include imaging, multi-omics, theoretical biology, molecular biology, stem cell biology, organoids, and the use of diverse animal models. BDR provides laboratory heads with an environment for their independent research, including start-up packages and annual research funds. The BDR seeks a strong leader who will play a central role in fulfilling the BDR’s missions through the studies of adult stem cells and/or germ cells.

Deadline: The application must arrive no later than noon, February 4, 2021 (Japan Standard Time)

Start of employment: October 1, 2021 or the earliest possible date after this date.

Details: For more information and required application documents, please visit the application website:https://www.riken.jp/en/careers/researchers/20201105_1/index.html