Call for applications: an Assistant Professor

Department of Physiology (Hasegawa Lab) in Niigata University School of Medicine is starting a research project on the neural mechanisms of deception in primates with behavioral and neurophysiological approaches. We are seeking for an Assistant Professor who plays a key role leading this project and roles in educations in Niigata University.

  1. Job position
    Assistant Professor, one.
  2. Qualifications
    Applicants must have a PhD. We seek researchers highly motivated to conduct creative research in our research fields and be responsible for educations of undergraduate and graduate students in Niigata University School of Medicine. The appointed person is expected to develop an interactive behavioral paradigm for primate researches and to conduct chronic neurophysiological experiments. Skills in chronic in vivo recordings and in computer programming are preferable, but not necessary. We strongly encourage application of young, open-minded, and vigorous researchers who flexibly acquire our procedures and actively create novel paradigms and methodologies.
  3. Conditions of employment
    Starting date: Negotiable between Sep 1, 2017 – Apr 1, 2018. Term of employment: 5 years, renewable based on evaluation. All conditions of employment including salary are in accordance with regulations of Niigata University.
    Department of Physiology, Niigata University School of Medicine is located at
    1-757 Asahimachi-Street, Chuo-ku, Niigata 951-8510 JAPAN
  4. Application and required documents
    Deadline: June 26, 2017. Application will be closed when the position is occupied.
    1) Curriculum vitae with a signature and a picture
    2) List of publications and funding. At the end of the list, please list the experiences in educations.
    3) Previous research achievements (within 600 words)
    4) Research plan (within 400 words)
    5) Contact information of 2 referees.

    Personal information provided will be appropriately handled and protected by Personal Information Protection Law and the rules of Niigata University. All private data is not utilized for any other purpose or disclosed to any third party. Application documents will not be returned. Selection will be made based on application screening and interviews.

    The documents should be addressed to:
    Shomu-gakari, Administration office,
    Niigata University School of Medicine
    Fax: +81-25-227-0715
    E-mail: shomu@med.niigata-u.ac.jp