Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University



Faculty positions (Professor)

Osaka University, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences

Faculty position (Professor)

The Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences (FBS), Osaka University, invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Full Professor.

The FBS aims at performing interdisciplinary studies to elucidate mechanisms underlying biological processes and tries to foster scientists capable of such studies. We are seeking a qualified candidate investigating regulatory mechanisms in biological systems at various levels in molecular, cellular and organismal contexts, which includes molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, biophysics, structural biology, bio-imaging, and brain science etc., primarily using animals, plants, their cells or microorganisms. The successful candidate is expected to be a cutting-edge scientist in his/her research field and should contribute to the promotion of interdisciplinary research and education at the FBS.

The professorship position will be open later than 2018. The nominee who takes this position will head a research/education group and is expected to recruit two additional faculty members in his/her group at the associate and assistant professor level. The associates/assistant professor positions are not tenured.

Salary shall be based on the 'Salary Regulations for National University Corporation Osaka University Staff.' or 'Salary Regulations for National University Corporation Osaka University Academic Staff Subject to Annual Salary System.'

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of publications distinguishing original papers and review articles, the record of funding in the past, PDF files of your 6 most important papers, a detailed statement of your research in the past correlating with published papers (within 1000 words), and a research plan and your teaching interests (within 1000 words). Please also provide the list of three referees with their contact addresses. All application materials should be supplied both in a printed form and an electronic form recorded on CD-ROM as PDF files.

The application materials should be received by February 28, 2018. The applicants may be interviewed during the selection procedure.

The application materials shall be sent to the address below via a registered mail or an equivalent courier service using an envelope with indication of "Application Documents". Submitted application documents will not be returned.

The General Affaires Section
Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences,
Osaka University,
1-3 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871,Japan

Inquiries may be addressed to Prof. Tatsuo Fukagawa using the following contact methods:
Telephone +81-6-6879-4428; Fax+81-6-6879-4427; E-mail:



Updated: 2017-11-01