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Faculty Search for Project Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo

1. Position Level:
Project Assistant Professor
2. Field of Research:
This appointment is in the lab of Biomolecular Chemistry in the Organic Chemistry division. Research will be in the general area of Chemical Biology, with a specialized focus on organic synthesis, protein engineering, fluorescence spectroscopy, and applications in cell imaging. The hired Project Assistant Professor will conduct research and education activities in close collaboration with Prof. Robert E. Campbell.
3. Qualifications:
The main criteria for selection is a track-record of original and pioneering research in the area of Chemical Biology, with demonstrated excellence in some or all of the specialized focus areas listed above. The successful candidate will also demonstrate strong potential for outstanding contributions to teaching and training at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates require a Ph.D. plus one or more years of postdoctoral training.
4. Position Start Date:
No earlier than November 1, 2019
5. Documents to be submitted:
  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. List of achievements (publications, invited lectures, research grants, awards, etc.)
  3. Reprints of 5 selected original publications
  4. Statement of previous research (A4 or US letter, two pages maximum) and statement of future research and teaching aspirations (A4 or US letter, two pages maximum)
  5. The names and contact information of references (minimum 2 references)
  • Please note that submitted paper documents will not be returned.
6. Application Deadline:
Applications must be submitted before September 30, 2019
7. Submission Method:
By mail
Professor Kaoru Yamanouchi, Department Chair
Department of Chemistry, School of Science
The University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
113-0033 JAPAN
Please write "Application for the Project Assistant Professor position in Biomolecular Chemistry laboratory, Division of Organic chemistry" on the envelope.
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Please submitted documents to the following email address.
8. Contact Information:
Professor Robert E. Campbell
Department of Chemistry, School of Science
The University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
113-0033 JAPAN
Phone: +81-3-5841-6528

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