Senior Research Scientist, Indefinite-term employment position, RIKEN CSRS

Yokohama, Kanagawa
Salary shall be determined in accordance with RIKEN regulations.
September 01 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
Senior Scientist

Research Field and Overview         

We investigate how plants integrate developmental and environmental cues to optimize organ growth under the changing environment. We also study how plants establish and maintain cellular differentiation status and how severe stress overrides the developmental commitments to undergo cellular reprogramming. Based on these findings, we explore new molecular techniques to improve the production of crops and other useful plant resources.


Open positions

Senior Research Scientist: 1 position


Job description

The successful candidate will investigate the molecular mechanisms of organ regeneration in plants. The candidate will also establish molecular strategies to improve regeneration efficiencies in crops. In addition, the candidate will take a central role in assisting the PI to manage the lab and its research activities.



For applicant registration:

Noon, October 15, 2021 (Japan time).

For revising or uploading application documents and letters of recommendation:

Noon, October 21, 2021 (Japan time).


Start of Employment

RIKEN expects that the successful applicant will be able to take up this position at the earliest opportunity after April 1, 2022


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