Public Advertisement for Female Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Nara Institute of Science and Technology

1. Institution

Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Nara Institute of Science and Technology

2. Number of Positions

One Assistant Professor
*We offer several support options such as start-up expenses.
*We offer various employment information for partners of researchers employed from overseas.

3. Starting Date

On or as close as possible to January 1, 2019

4. Employment term

Five Years (reappointment to be determined by performance review)

5. Probation


6. Field

Structural Life Science, including X-ray crystallography and structural biology.

7. Qualifications

  1. Female
  2. Ph.D.
  3. Excellent academic achievements in the above fields
  4. A person who will enthusiastically promote the education and research, in cooperation with Prof. Tomoya Tsukazaki

8. Employment conditions

  1. Workdays: Monday through Friday
  2. Holidays: Saturday, Sunday, national holidays, the end/beginning of the year and the anniversary of the founding of NAIST (October 1st)
  3. Working hours are left to the professor's discretion

9. Remuneration

Annual Salary Scheme (determined in accordance with the salary regulations of NAIST)

10. Insurance

Employees' health insurance, employees' pension, workers' accident insurance and employment insurance

11. Application Materials

  1. NAIST format curriculum vitae (download from the site below)
  2. List of research and education achievements (NAIST format, download from the site below)

12. Selection procedure

  1. First Stage: Document based screening.
  2. Second Stage: Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview by faculty members, presentation, seminar etc.

13. Deadline for applications

All documents must arrive no later than Thursday, October 11, 2018 (Japanese Time)

14. Address for submission

All documents should be sent to the address below.
Professor Takashi Hashimoto, Director, Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma, Nara 630-0192, Japan
Write 'Job Application (Structural Life Scinence)' in red on the front of the envelope.
*All documents will only be used for the screening and will not be used for any other purposes.
If you send by e-mail, all documents should be converted to a single PDF file. Please contact Prof. Tomoya Tsukazaki (, if you do not receive an e-mail acknowledging receipt of the files within two business days.
Please note that application materials will not be returned and will be solely used for the screening process. Rejected applicants' materials will be discarded to protect personal information.

15. For inquiries

Please contact Professor Tomoya Tsukazaki,

16. Advertiser

Nara Institute of Science and Technology