Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow

Working Location:
1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Okinawa, Japan

Responsibilities:
This postdoctoral scholar will work on the project “Associative learning and long-term memory in C. elegans” and will try to elucidate molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying the processes.

Qualifications:
(Required)
Ph.D. with strong interests in science and technology.
(The appointee has been awarded a PhD or equivalent doctorate within the past 5 years)
Prior experience with C. elegans is not necessary but would be a plus.

Term:
Full time, fixed term appointment for 2 years contract initially with 3-month probationary period. This contract may be renewed.

Compensation:
In accordance with the OIST Employee Compensation Regulation

Benefits:
Annual paid leave, summer holidays, Private School Mutual Aid, commuting allowances and relocation allowances.

Submission Documents:
1. Curriculum vitae with e-mail address
2. Publication list
3. Copies of key papers
4. Names and contact information for 2 references (your present or past supervisors)
5. Brief description of your past work and your research interest and also a short explanation of application’s reasons for applying (less than one page)

Starting Date:
2016/7/1

Application Due Date:
Applications deadline will continue until the position is filled.

Application Address:
Please submit all required application materials by email to:
hitomi.ohtaki#oist.jp
(Please replace # with @ before using this email address) Attn: Hitomi Ohtaki (Secretary)

* OIST is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women.
*Information provided by applicants or references will be kept confidential. Documents will not be returned and prospective candidates will be notified for further information
*Further details about the Institute and unit can be viewed on www.oist.jp or https://groups.oist.jp/ipbu, respectively.