Detailed information

Date of update : 2023/04/06 End date of accepting applications : 2023/12/31
Date of update : 2023/04/06
End date of accepting applications : 2023/12/31

Work location : Kinki district - Osaka

Date of publication : 2023/02/16

Specially Appointed Researcher in the Andino Laboratory, Center for Advanced Modalities and DDS (CAMaD), Osaka University


National university

Research field : Life Science - Unspecified

Researcher/Postdoc level : Nontenured - Non-tenure track

Job description

  • Assigned department

    Center for Advanced Modalities and DDS (CAMaD) , Osaka University (Professor Raul Andino's Laboratory)

Osaka University

Job type

  • Researcher/Postdoc level

Research field

  • Life Science - Unspecified


Working hours

Application requirements


  • Description

    Applicants should possess
    1) a Ph.D. degree (or expected by the appointment day) in biological/biochemical sciences or a related discipline.
    2) a solid track record of the respective research publications.
    3) a good command of written and spoken Japanese and/or English

    Strong expertise and experience in virus and/or animal experiments as well as biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, or structural biology.

Employment Type

  • Full-time

Contract period

  • Nontenured - Non-tenure track

    From the starting date to March 31st, 2024 *Following completion of the term, the contract may be extended subject to evaluation (the extension limit is by March 31st, 2027).

Work location

  • Osaka


  • Supplementary explanation of compensation

    [Employment Form]
    Based on “38. Regulations Pertaining to Working Hours, Holidays and Leave for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff"
    *The Discretionary Labor System, Special Work Type will be applied (deemed working hours: 8 hours a day)

    [Salary and Benefits]
    Based on “48. Salary Regulations for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff (Specially Appointed Staff, etc.) Subject to Annual Salary System"
    Remuneration: 4,740,900 JPY~ per annum. (Monthly payments of one-twelfth of annual salary) It will be decided according to the responsibilities assigned based on the applicant's qualifications.
    Commuting allowance
    *Bonuses and allowances for housing, dependency, and retirement are included in the above-mentioned annual salary and will not be paid separately.
    *Medical insurance and employee's pension insurance of the Federation of National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Associations, Employment Insurance and Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance

    [Additional Information]
    Concerning work conditions other than above-mentioned, please refer to “36.Work Regulations for National University Corporation Osaka University Limited Term Staff" and/or related regulations.
    Please note the above-mentioned work conditions are as of the day this employment offer is posted, and subject to change.
    We also particularly encourage applications from female candidates.
    Osaka University is committed to promoting gender equality and providing various supports for female academic staff members.
    *Osaka University campuses and related facilities are smoke-free, except for designated areas

Application Considerations

Number of hired

  • Job content supplemental explanation

    Professor Raul Andino is recruiting for his laboratory at Center for Advanced Modalities and DDS (CAMaD) of Osaka University. The Andino Laboratory studies virus evolution, molecular mechanism of RNA virus replication, and virus-host interactions. With the accumulated expertise in virology, the Andino group aims to develop novel antiviral approaches, including improved live attenuated vaccines and Enterovirus Therapeutic Interfering Particles (eTIPs) to fight against circulating and emerging pathogens.

    Executes research projects to develop novel antiviral approaches.

    [Address of work location and other information]
    Suita Campus, Osaka University (3-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan)

    Specially Appointed Researcher (Full-time)

    [Starting date]
    June 1, 2023(or as soon as possible thereafter)

Application period

  • 2023/04/06~2023/12/31 Deadline for receipt

    Until the position is filled.

Application method

  • * Out of application period.

JREC-IN Portal web application
Not available
E-mail Application
Recruiting Institution's Web application system
Not available

Selection / Notification of result

  • Notification of result

    [Application Documents]
    Applications must be written in English and include the following
    1. A Curriculum Vitae
    *Please use the university form for educational/research positions available at the following website.
    2. A list of research achievements (original papers, review papers, books, patents, presentations at international conferences)
    3. A research plan and educational aspirations (within one A4 page)
    4. Name, affiliation, and contact information of two professional referees who are willing to be contacted about the applicant
    *Personal information in the application documents will only be used for the purpose of screening and hiring procedures, and will not be disclosed to any third party.

    [Sending Address]
    Please submit by e-mail:
    staguwa % (Please replace “%" with @)
    *Write “Application for Specially Appointed Researcher (Full-time) in RIMD" in the subject line.
    *Attach the application documents in PDF format (with full security countermeasures).
    If any difficulty in submitting by e-mail, please submit by postal service:
    Attention: Professor Yoshiharu Matsuura/Professor Raul Andino
    Laboratory of Virus Control, Center for Infectious Disease Education and Research, RIMD, Osaka University
    3-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871 JAPAN
    *Please write “Application for Specially Appointed Researcher (Full-time) on the front of the envelope in red ink.
    *Applications should be sent by registered mail .
    *Submitted application documents will not be returned.

    [Contact Information]
    Contact Person: Specially Appointed Associate Professor Shuhei Taguwa
    Tel: +81-6-6879-8343
    e-mail: staguwa % (Please replace “%" with @)

Contact details

Osaka University