Seeking A Technical Staff (Bdr-23-102)(Laboratory For Prediction Of Cell Systems Dynamics)

Universities and Institutes of Japan
March 06, 2025
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:fixed-term employmen
Working Time:Negotigation
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14 Mar 2024

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Administrative Support Office

Research Field

Environmental science



Biological sciences

Agricultural sciences


Pharmacological sciences

Ethics in health sciences


Medical sciences

Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)



Application Deadline

6 Mar 2025 - 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 Research Field The Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (BDR) views the functions of molecules, cells, and organs that support all life stages of organisms as a dynamic system, and aims to elucidate developmental, growth and aging phenomena as well as apply their findings to develop regenerative medicine and diagnostics, thereby contributing to the extension of healthy life expectancies.

The Laboratory for Prediction of Cell Systems Dynamics is recruiting technical employees to carry out a new theme. The research overview of the laboratory is shown below.

In our laboratory, we are making a new platform enabled by the combination of imaging, sequencing, and machine learning. Using this system, we would like to understand biological systems, and to contribute to medical sciences. We have developed other techniques as well, for example, molecular barcoding which provides digital RNA sequencing (dRNA-seq), and a novel bacterial microbiota analysis based on single-base identification and single-cell level quantification. We often collaborate with biologists and/or medical scientists in order to study immune cells and diseases.

Keywords single cell analysis, microscopy, sequencing, image analysis

details of the business RIKEN is Japan's largest and most comprehensive research organization for basic and applied science.

Work content and job description ・Support for preparation of primary cells and tissues, cell culturing, observation using optical microscope, cell manipulation, sequencing analysis (NGS), image analysis, and instrument development.

・Maintenance of instruments, management of consumable stuffs including order placement The job description may be changed during the contract period or upon contract renewal to the extent described above.

Assigned department Existing departments

Work location Address 565-0874 Osaka 6-2-3 Furuedai, Suita (Quantitative Biology Buildings) RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (Osaka Campus) RIKEN has implemented a work-from-home system. Employees can work from home in accordance with the prescribed procedures. RIKEN may order the employee to change work locations, if necessary.

Number of hired Number of hired:1 person(s) Number of hired description:Job title Technical Staff: 1 position

Position-specific tasks are as follows: Technical Staff: Provide technical support to the laboratory which they belong to. Job content supplemental explanation:Start of Employment From July, 1, 2024 (Negotiable)

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Compensation Annual salary:2 million yen Wages description:Salary will be an annual salary based on experience, ability, and performance, and will consist of a base salary and a variable salary. The variable salary will be determined each fiscal year based on experience, ability, and performance. As of April 1, 2024, the monthly base salary is 212,000 JPY. The monthly base salary and variable salary are subject to change due to amendments to RIKEN regulations. Discretionary work, commuting and housing allowances will be provided. Social insurance will be applied.

The approximate amount of annual salary at the time of employment: The monthly salary including discretionary work allowance at the time of employment will be more than 233,000JPY. Working hours:09:00-17:20 Break time:12:00-12:50 Holidays :Days off include public holidays, New Year's holidays (Dec. 29 - Jan 3), and RIKEN Foundation Day. Paid leave includes annual paid leave (up to 20 days depending on the month of employment), special paid leave (childcare, family nursing care, etc.), and work life balance holidays (up to 7 days depending on the month of employment). Overtime and other explanations:This position falls under the specialized duties discretionary work system; one working day will be calculated as 7 hours and 30 minutes. Employment type:Contract employee Employment type description:Technical Staff Contract period:Nontenured Contract period description:1.A one-year fixed-term employment contract, renewable based on evaluation, to a maximum the end of the fiscal year (March 31) in which the employee completes 7 years of employment. 2.RIKEN may adjust the above maximum period of renewability based on a) the employee's abilities, workload at the time of contract completion, performance and work attitude and b) the continuation of the employee's center, laboratory or project and RIKEN's management situation and budget at the time. In principle, employment contracts will not be renewed for individuals older than 70 years. Probationary period:Probationary period present Probationary period description:In principle, the first two months of employment is considered a trial period. There is no change of working conditions.

Various systems Pay increase system:Salary will be an annual salary based on experience, ability, and performance, and will consist of a base salary and a variable salary. The variable salary will be determined each fiscal year based on experience, ability, and performance. Transportation expenses:available Others:Mandatory membership in the RIKEN Mutual Benefit Society (RIKEN Kyosaikai). There are also additional leave systems such as maternity leave, childcare leave, and family nursing care leave.

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

Measures for preventing passive smoking at the workplace Smoking will be entirely prohibited on site from April 2024.

Supplementary explanation of compensation RIKEN is actively undertaking initiatives to promote gender equality and diversity, and moving forward with the establishment of a diverse and vibrant research environment. If multiple candidates are found to have the same aptitude following a fair assessment, active efforts will be made to recruit female candidates.

RIKEN has a work-from-home system, but this position requires attendance at the work location. For more information, please get in touch with the hiring staff at kobe-jobs at

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