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Research Outline | Project Leader | Core Members | Professions and numbers of positions available | Required Qualifications | Work location |
Working conditions | closing dates for applications | Deadline | Starting date | Working period | Address to apply

• Research Outline
Our group at the, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine has been selected as one of the centers for research and education in the field of medical science by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology through the 21st Century COE (Center of Excellence) Programs. Our program aims to identify the functional properties of sugar chains and proteins, and to find the treatments of human diseases by using them. To achieve our goal, we are seeking appropriate researchers for our program.

• Project Leader
Naoyuki Taniguchi
URL: http://www.biken.osaka-u.ac.jp/act/act_taniguchi.php
E mail: disglyco@biken.osaka-u.ac.jp

• Core Members
Tatsushi Toda
URL: http://www.med.osaka-u.ac.jp/pub/clgene/www/menu.html
E mail: toda@clgene.med.osaka-u.ac.jp

Yoshihide Tsujimoto
URL: http://www.med.osaka-u.ac.jp/pub/gene/www/index.html
E mail: tsujimot@gene.med.osaka-u.ac.jp

Masaya Tohyama
URL: http://www.med.osaka-u.ac.jp/pub/anat2/index.html
E mail: mtohyama@anat2.med.osaka-u.ac.jp

Toshikazu Nakamura
URL: http://www.med.osaka-u.ac.jp/pub/onbich/Link/Onbich_Homepage_(Japanese).html
E mail: nakamura@onbich.med.osaka-u.ac.jp

Norio Hayashi
URL: http://www.med.osaka-u.ac.jp/pub/moltx/index.html
E mail: hayashin@gh.med.osaka-u.ac.jp

Masaru Okabe
E mail: okabe@gen-info.osaka-u.ac.jp

Yoshinao Wada
URL: http://www.med.osaka-u.ac.jp/pub/inst-mch/MM/MM.html
E mail: waday@mch.pref.osaka.jp

Eiji Miyoshi
URL: http://www.med.osaka-u.ac.jp/pub/biochem/index-jp.html
E mail: E_miyoshi@biochem.med.osaka-u.ac.jp

Akihiro Kondo
URL: http://www.med.osaka-u.ac.jp/pub/biochem/gly_thera/gly_thera.html
E mail: kondoa@glycot.med.osaka-u.ac.jp

Shuji Miyagawa
URL: http://www.med.osaka-u.ac.jp/pub/orgtrp/www/index-jp.html
E mail: miyagawa@orgtrp.med.osaka-u.ac.jp

• Professions and numbers of positions available
Specially appointed faculty (corresponding to an associate professor or an assistant professor or research fellow rank) • postdoctoral fellows, total of approximately 14 persons
Note: A specially appointed faculty member (an associate professor rank) will conduct research independently.

• Required Qualifications
Specially appointed faculty • an associate professor rank: the acquisition of a master’s degree or higher required.
Specially appointed faculty • a teaching fellow rank: the acquisition of a bachelor’s degree or higher or experienced as a teaching fellow required.
Researchers: the acquisition of a doctor’s degree and age under 40 is required
Note: We cannot hire those who are enrolled in as special researchers at Japan Society for the Promotion of Science or those who receive financial supports such as postdoctoral fellowships and others.

• Work location
Graduate School of Medicine
Research Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Suita, Osaka

• Working conditions
in accordance with school policy

• closing dates for applications
(1) CV with your photo attached
(2) past research resume
(3) evaluation(s) from your present laboratory or institute (the name and the position of the person, the name of the laboratory/ institute, contact address, telephone number, and E mail address)
(4) contact address, telephone number, and E mail address for the result

• Deadline
when the appropriate persons are found

• Starting date
from October, 2003 (whenever the positions are open)

• Working period
up to year 2007 (must pass the evaluation criteria every two years)

• Address to apply
COE Recruiting Committee
c/o Department of Biochemistry Room B1
Osaka University Medical School/ Graduate School of Medicine
2-2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871 Japan

Note: Please write the name of the core member that you would like to work with. Also if you would like to belong to other laboratory/ institute and would like to collaborate with one of the core members, please write so.


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