Job Announcement For Associate Professor, Division Of Biological Science, Graduate School Of Science And Technology, Nara Institute Of Science And Technology (Field(S):Discipline Of Systems Biology)

Universities and Institutes of Japan
April 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:Salary Regulations.
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Contract Type:Fixed-term Contract
Working Time:Full time
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6 Mar 2024

Job Information


Nara Institute of Science and Technology

Research Field


Medical sciences

Pharmacological sciences

Biological sciences



Agricultural sciences

Environmental science


Ethics in health sciences


Information science

Computer science

Researcher Profile

Established Researcher (R3)



Application Deadline

19 Apr 2024 - 23:59 (UTC)

Type of Contract


Job Status

Not Applicable

Hours Per Week

See description

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 We are looking for One Associate Professor. An associate professor who is hired will manage the laboratory independently as a PI (Principal Investigator). https: //

Work content and job description Associate Professor, Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science and Technology. Field(s):Discipline of Systems Biology

Assigned department Existing departments

Work location Address 630-0192 Nara 8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma, Nara 630-0192, Japan

Number of hired Number of hired:1 person(s) Job content supplemental explanation:Starting date On or as close as possible to September 1, 2024

Requirements Additional Information


Compensation Established Researcher (R3) Annual salary:8 million yen Wages description:This is a trial calculation for applicants with about 12 years of experience after obtaining their doctoral degree. Remuneration: Annual Salary Scheme (determined in accordance with NAIST Salary Regulations) Allowances:Commuting and housing allowances, etc. provided in accordance with NAIST Salary Regulations. Working hours:08:30-17:15 Break time:12:00-13:00 Holidays :Saturday, Sunday, national holidays, the end/beginning of the year and the anniversary of the founding of NAIST (October 1st) Overtime and other explanations:Discretionary labor system for professional work The working hours for a day are deemed as 7.75 hours. Employment type:Regular employee Employment type description:Full-time Contract period:Nontenured Contract period description:5 years (Reappointment to be determined by performance review.However, the maximum term possible is 5 years.) Probationary period:Probationary period absent

Various systems Pay increase system:available Retirement allowances:available Transportation expenses:available

Insurance Employees' Health Insurance:available Employees' Pension Insurance:available Worker's accident insurance:available Employment insurance:available

Measures for preventing passive smoking at the workplace In order to prevent passive smoking, smoking (including smoking while walking) is prohibited on campus, except for designated areas.

Supplementary explanation of compensation Based on the Declaration of Co-Creative Community, our university promotes the diversity of our members. We welcome applications from people with various backgrounds and experiences, including women and those with overseas experience.

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In order to promote the hiring excellent researchers from overseas (including Japanese nationals returning to Japan), and to facilitate a smooth start as they start their research at NAIST, NAIST offers Start-up Funding for Researchers from Abroad who have belonged to foreign education/research organizations as a researcher/student for one year or more. Start-up funding for researchers from overseas

Employees are eligible for various support services to promote work-life balance. When female researchers are employed at NAIST, they are eligible for Start-up Funding for Female Researchers. Services and details can be found on the following list of support services.

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A variety of support information and counseling is available concerning academic and private issues, from assimilating to life in Japan to starting/raising a family in Japan.

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Additional comments

In regard to the position offered in this announcement, the total duration of employment as a Fixed-term Contract Employee may not exceed 10 years. All application materials will only be used for the screening and will not be used for any other purposes.

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