Work place: RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science, Yokohama, Japan
Description of research topic:
A postdoctoral position is available for a highly motivated and capable postdoctoral researcher to investigate environmental stress and phytoremediation networks using molecular biology, physiology, biochemistry and reverse genetics in Arabidopsis and marine algae.
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A one-year fixed-term employment contract, renewable based on evaluation, to a maximum of the end of the fiscal year (March 31) in which the employee completes 5 years of employment.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Commuting and housing allowances will be provided. Social insurance will be applied. This position falls under the specialized duties discretionary work system; one working day will be calculated as 7 hours and 30 minutes.
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Please submit 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a cover letter outlining research interests, qualifications and reasons for applying, and 3) the names and contact information of three references 4) a list of scientific publications by email to Dr. Ryoung Shin (email@example.com). Applicants who have passed initial screening will be asked to provide further documents, including certificate of graduation and recommendation letter from an immediate supervisor.
Applicant must have obtained a Ph.D. within the last five years in plant biology related field, extensive experience and knowledge of plant molecular biology, biochemistry and plant physiology, experience in chemical biology or membrane protein. It is required that the person can smoothly communicate with other collaborators in and out of our laboratory, and can cooperate with them.
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