Job Opportunity in the "Nagoya Research Center for Brain & Neural Circuits"

Dear Worm Breeders,

We are looking for a Neuroscientist, who will be working on Decoding Principles of Neural Circuits using small brain animals such as Worm, Fly or Fish in Nagoya Research Center for Brain & Neural Circuits of Nagoya University.

Job Opportunity in the “Nagoya Research Center for Brain & Neural Circuits”, Graduate School of Science

Our team in Nagoya Research Center for Brain & Neural Circuits mainly consists of Ikue Mori myself (Head, C. elegans), Professor Azusa Kamikouchi (Fly, auditory system) and Associate Professor Hiroko Bannai (Zebrafish, quantum dot single molecule imaging), and a strong candidate should join our team and leads her/his lab as a designated associate or assistant professor.

Please send this message to anyone who may be interested in this job opportunity.

Thank you for your concern!


Ikue Mori, Ph.D.
Group of Molecular Neurobiology
Institute for Advanced Research
Division of Biological Science
Graduate School of Science
Nagoya University
Nagoya 464-8602, Japan
tel: 81-52-789-4560
fax: 81-52-789-4558

Job Opportunity for Designated Associate or Assistant Professor at Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University
One designated associate or assistant professor position is available to work on the Neural Circuits of small-scale animals (C. elegans, fruit fly, zebrafish). The successful candidate will join the
team “Nagoya Research Center for Brain & Neural Circuits”, a joint lab led by Prof. Ikue Mori at Nagoya Univerisity, Japan.

Holder of a doctorate (Ph.D.) degree (as of June 2015)

Employment Conditions:

  1. Salary: Annual salary system (to be decided based upon education/employment history, pursuant to the Nagoya University Pay Rules for Employees Covered under the Annual Salary System).
  2. Term: June 1, 2015 to Mar 31, 2016. Renewable according to the state of a budget and evaluation, for up to Mar 31, 2020 (annualy renewed).

Documents for Application:

  1. CV (including current address, phone number, e-mail address)
  2. Publication list
  3. List of grades (if available), scholarships, grants, awards received
  4. A two-page summary of research and career plans
  5. Names and contact information of two academic persons from whom references can be obtained All materials should be prepared as pdf files and send them by e-mail to the address below. Use Japanese or English.

Selection process:
Applicants who passed the primary screening based upon documents will be invited for an interview with faculty members.

Personal information will be handled confidentially and destroyed as soon as the selection is over.

Application Deadline:
March 31, 2015. The recruitment will close when the slot is filled.

Dr. Azusa Kamikouchi
Department of Biological Sciences, School of Science, Nagoya University Chikusa, Nagoya 464-8602, Japan
Phone: +81-52-789-2903

Note: Nagoya University commits to gender equality.