Agro-Biotechnology Research Center Laboratory of Plant Functional Biotechnology: Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo

[Job Details]
1) Research on plant functional biotechnology in the field of agricultural and life sciences
2) Teaching exercises, experiments, and practical training: (Undergraduate) Student experiments in Biological Chemistry and Biotechnology, Practical training in Biological Chemistry and Biotechnology, (Graduate School) Research in Biotechnology I, II, III, Biotechnology Seminar, Biotechnology Special Seminar

[Address of work location and other information]; 1-1-1, Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo(University of Tokyo Yayoi Campus) [Available positions] Assistant Professor One; [Starting date, employment date, etc.] May 1, 2023 (planned)

[Required Qualifications]
1) Ph.D., an equivalent qualification, or evidence that either will be obtained by the starting date
2) Outstanding research achievements in life sciences
3) Ability to vigorously promote the researches in the Laboratory of Plant Functional Biotechnology using biochemical and molecular biological methods, etc., and to pioneer the frontiers of plant science
4) The affirmative mindset to actively providing research and educational guidance to students in cooperation with other faculty members of the Laboratory of Plant Functional Biotechnology

Working HoursDiscretionary labor system: Working hours is deemed as 7 hours and 45 minutes per day
Days OffSaturdays, Sundays, national holidays, and year-end through New Year holidays (from December 29 to January 3 of the following year).
SalaryBasic Salary will be decided taking your academic background, professional background, etc. into account. Wage Raise System: Yes
Examples: Doctor / from JPY 340,000
Various Allowances:Bonus (twice a year), Commuting Allowance (basically up to JPY 55,000), and other allowances decided by the University

InsuranceAppointees will be enrolled in the Mutual Aid Association of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology as well as employment insurance.

[Application documents]
1)Curriculum vitae (Please use The University of Tokyo Standard Resume Form, downloadable
from the following link:
2) List of academic publications(Complete the form separately for each of the following items)
(2-1) Title of the doctoral dissertation, year of submission, and the university where submitted
(2-2) Original research papers (Please provide author name(s), title, journal name, volume, pages, and year of publication of all papers, along with a brief description (about 120 words) of the contents and the applicant’s contribution of up to 5 representative and vital papers)
(2-3) Books and review articles
(2-4) Patents and technological developments
(2-5) Others (invited lectures, etc.)
3) Electronic files of up to 5 representative papers (Please submit on a CD containing electronic files)
4) List of competitive funds obtained (last 5 years)
5) List of teaching experience (lectures, experiments, exercises, graduate student teaching, etc.)
6) List of social contribution (academic society activities, committee activities, etc.)
7) Self-evaluation of own research to date (about 1000 words)
8) Research plan in the case of appointment as the assistant professor of the Laboratory of Plant Functional Biotechnology (about 750 words)
9) Educational policy for undergraduate and graduate students (about 500 words)
10) Names and contact details (address, telephone number, e-mail address, etc.) of 2 persons who can answer inquiries about the research and teaching career of the applicant

[Application method]
The application documents should be mailed to Prof. Keishi SENOO, a contact person indicated below, by registered air mail or a courier service that keeps a record of delivery. Indicate “Application documents for Assisant Professor” on the envelope.

[Contact Information]
1-1-1, Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8657 JAPAN
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Agro-Biotechnology Research Center, Director Keishi SENOO(妹尾啓史)
TEL: +81(0)3-5841-5139
E-mail: asenoo[at] replace [at] with @.)

Probation Period:There will be a six-month probationary period at the beginning of the appointment.Employer:The University of TokyoAdditional Information:Please note that application documents will not be returned.Personal information obtained through this application process will be used only for the screening and the recruiting of the applicants, never for any other purpose.The University of Tokyo promotes gender equality. We encourage applications from female researchers.Status of measures to prevent second-hand smoke:

No smoking on the premises (There is a smoking area outdoors)During the period of employment, sharing controlled technology to you may be prohibited by FEFTA and it may become difficult to achieve your job as a faculty or a staff member of the University if you are under the control of a foreign government, corporation or university by contract, or under the control of a foreign government by economic interests. In such a case, you need to keep the contract or interests within the range that does not incur such restrictions.We’ll take your English and Japanese language skills into account.

2023/01/30 Deadline for receipt

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