Associate Chief Scientist to Head a New Laboratory : Japan

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Associate Chief Scientist to Head a New Laboratory : Japan

Associate Chief Scientist to head a new laboratory
Permanent Position, RIKEN, Japan

RIKEN, one of Japan’s largest research organizations, carries out advanced basic and applied research in a wide range of fields, including physics, chemistry, medical science, biology, and engineering. RIKEN invites applications for the position of Associate Chief Scientist.
1. Research fields
Research field is not specified. We require the applicant to pioneer his or her own curiosity-driven, internationally-oriented interdisciplinary research field.
2. Qualifications
Self-disciplined scientists with a long-term vision of the next generation of scientific endeavor, and with the ability and research record to preside over their own autonomous laboratories will be considered as candidates for this position.
3. Remuneration
Annual salary (with a bonus system)
4. Type of employment
The position is tenured, subject to RIKEN’s mandatory retirement age of 60.
5. Starting date of employment
April 1, 2012 (in principle)
Closing date: 5pm, May 27, 2011
(Japan Standard Time)

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