Application Procedure For Assistant Professor Course Of Molecular Biomedical Sciences, Department Of Life Sciences,Faculty Of Agriculture, Iwate University

Universities and Institutes of Japan
May 31, 2024
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14 Mar 2024

Job Information


Iwate University

Research Field

Environmental science

Biological sciences

Pharmacological sciences


Ethics in health sciences



Medical sciences


Agricultural sciences

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Recognised Researcher (R2)

Established Researcher (R3)



Application Deadline

31 May 2024 - 23:59 (UTC)

Type of Contract


Job Status

Not Applicable

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Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme

Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Background of the recruitment and description of the project Background of the recruitment and description of the project The Faculty of Agriculture in Iwate University plans to reorganize the Faculty in April 2025. The Department of Life Sciences is a newly established department, consisting of Course of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry and Course of Molecular Biomedical Sciences. The Course of Molecular Biomedical Sciences aims to elucidate life phenomena from micro-organisms to animals and humans at the molecular level, and to utilize this knowledge in solving food problems, health hygiene and disease prevention, thereby contributing to improving the quality of life (QOL) of people.

Work content and job description This position is open to researchers in the field of structural biochemistry, particularly those who are actively engaged in research on the biogenesis of biological membranes and membrane proteins and on the formation of cellular structures. The successful candidate will be responsible for a part of lectures and the experimental and seminar courses, such as "Introduction to Life Sciences", "Experiments in Molecular Biomedical Sciences" and "Information in Molecular Biomedical Sciences I" and the lectures in the liberal education courses, and research guidance for students in the undergraduate and master's programs. We welcome candidates who can provide consistent education in the undergraduate and graduate programs (master's and doctoral programs) for a total of five years.

Assigned department Newly established departments Date of new establishment:The Faculty of Agriculture in Iwate University plans to reorganize the Faculty in April 2025.

Work location Address 020-8550 Iwate 3-18-8 Ueda, Morioka, Faculty of Agriculture, Iwate University

Number of hired Number of hired:1 person(s) Hiring date:2025-04-01 00:00:00 Starting date:2025-04-01 00:00:00

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Compensation Annual salary:5 million yen - 7 million yen Wages description:Salary and allowances: Paid according to university regulations. (Annual salary system. However, retirement allowance will be paid at the time of retirement) Working hours:08:30-17:15 Holidays :Saturday, Sunday, public holidays, year-end and New Year holidays, etc. Overtime and other explanations:Discretionary working system for professional work, 7 hours and 45 minutes of de facto working per day Employment type:Regular employee Employment type description:Full-time Contract period:Nontenured-Tenure-track Contract period description:The tenure of assistant professors is five years, with an interim evaluation conducted by the day three years have elapsed from the date of appointment, followed by a tenure review at least seven months before the expiry of the tenure of the tenure-track faculty member. If the tenure-track faculty member achieves the required targets during his/her tenure, he/she will be granted tenure (assistant professor). Treatment and other conditions are in accordance with the Employment Regulations for National University Corporation Iwate University Employees. See below for further information. Regulations on the Iwate University Tenure Track System. https: // www.… Probationary period:Probationary period absent

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Supplementary explanation of compensation Treatment after recruitment (job title, salary, working hours, employment type, employment period / trial period) Important

Depends on the employment regulations of Iwate University employees.

Initiatives to promote the recruitment of young faculty members The University provides tenure-track faculty members (assistant professors) with start-up expenses (research expenses) for a period of two years from the date of appointment (maximum of 2 million yen). Initiatives to promote the recruitment of female faculty members https: //

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