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Recruitment Info for Associate Professor at Department of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Faculty of Science and Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo

1 Job title & Number of Persons
1 Associate Professor
2 Qualification Requirements and Business content
The candidates should be able to take an active leadership role in the education of bioinformatics in the Department of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Faculty of Science. They should not only be able to utilize existing technologies in bioinformatics (bioinformatics, systems biology, etc.), but also explore new and interdisciplinary fields. Furthermore, the applicants should have a proven track record of training and education of personnel. The selected faculty member will belong to the Department of Biological Sciences and is expected to contribute to the educational programs of the graduate school. In addition, the person should be in charge of educational management, lectures, and guide the practices and experiments of students in the Department of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Faculty of Science.
3 Research Starting Date
August 1, 2021 or later, depending on availability
Six months from the day hired is a probationary period.
4 Employment Period
Non fixed term.
5 Specialized Field
Bioinformatics and/or Systems biology (including computational biology and experimental research)
6 Work Location
Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science (2-11-16 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo)
7 Salary and Benefits
As determined by the University of Tokyo. Details will be provided separately at the interview.
8 Documents to be submitted:
1) Curriculum vitae. Download the format from:
For an example, see "Example 2 (Faculty Members (Science)" on the same page. For the period of time you worked in the research group, include the name of the research group leader in the section of "Job/Research Description".
2) Summary of research achievements (one A4 sheet of paper).
3) Future research plan and aspirations (summary on one A4 sheet of paper).
4) Names and contact details for two referees who can provide independent assessments of the candidate, or if you recommend suitable candidate(s), a letter of recommendation.
5) List of accomplishments (please divide the list into peer-reviewed papers and other reviews, etc.) Ten major papers should be circled. In particular, double-circle five major papers).
6) Research grants received to date (including those under application).
7) Electronic files of up to five major papers.
Please prepare the above information in a single PDF file.
9 How to Submit the Documents:
Step 1.
Make a single PDF file of above data 1) ~ 7) in this order, and upload it to below URL. The file name should be "Submission Date (mmdd) Name" (e.g., in case of submission on 31th August, "0831 Taro Yamada.pdf").
Caution: If you access the URL on a device with a client certificate (installed), the confirmation screen for selecting the certificate may appear. In this case, please select Cancel to proceed.
Step 2.
Once uploaded, please send your name, affiliation, email address, and phone number to the email address below with the subject line "Associate Professor Application Upload Complete".
10 Application Deadline:
18:00 December 29, 2020 (Japan Standard Time)
11 Where to Send the Documents & Contact Info for Inquiries:
Professor Tatsuhiko Tsunoda, Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Tel: +81-3-5841-8889
12 Recruiter
The University of Tokyo
13 Others
Applications from women are encouraged as per "Declaration of Gender Equality Acceleration" of The University of Tokyo (3 March 2009).
Travel expenses for interview will not be reimbursed.