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Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences,
Graduate School of Science, Osaka University

The Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, invites applications for a professor who will conduct outstanding original research and demonstrate leadership in the world in all research areas related to biological sciences. In addition to research, the employed candidate will be responsible for university-wide education, undergraduate education, graduate education, and management of the department.
Position :
Number of Positions :
Affiliation :
Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science
Work Location :
Toyonaka campus (1-1 Machikaneyama-cho, Toyonaka-city, Osaka, Japan)
Specialized Field :
Biological sciences
Responsibilities :
The successful applicant will be expected to lead a research group and
  • conduct research on the Biological Science,
  • actively participate in education for graduate and undergraduate students, and perform other university-related duties.
Qualifications :
[Essential] Applicants must have:
  1. A doctoral degree or equivalent professional expertise and/or achievement in the above field/s
  2. Sufficient research achievements and activity
  3. Business level or above Japanese language proficiency
Starting Date :
October 1, 2023 (or as soon as possible thereafter)
Term of Employment :
No fixed term (Until the end of the fiscal year at 65 years of age)
Probationary Period :
6 months
Application Deadline :
Must arrive no later than April 10, 2023 (Japan Standard Time)
Additional Information :
After appointment, two faculty members, either an Associate Professor, an Associate Professor (Lecturer) or an Assistant Professor (limited term), can be recruited to form a new research group.
Details :
For detailed information and submission documents, please refer to the application guidelines posted on the website (https://www.sci.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/recruit/).