Advanced Postdoc Program
at Osaka University Japan

IFReC (Immunology Frontier Research Center)

Outline of the Advanced Postdoc Program

Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC) at Osaka University is recruiting postdoctoral researchers for its original “Advanced Postdoc” program. IFReC, the top-level research center for immunology in Japan, has a team of world-recognized principal investigators using state-of-the-art facilities. Active interaction with outstanding members will enhance your productivity and achievements in your career. The center also provides information assistance in English for daily activities in IFReC. This research environment is the ideal foundation on which to base your successful career in research.

Shailendra Kumar Singh

Year: 2018 - present

Research

Germinal center associated nuclear protein (GANP) is involved in the c-Myc regulation in B cells.


Laboratory

Host Defense

Ee Lyn Lim

Year: 2018 - present

Research

The role of PI3Kδ in regulatory T cell development and function



Laboratory

Experimental Immunology

Matias Jose Caldez

Year: 2018 - present

Research

Understanding the role of RNA processing in hepatobiliary development, injury and regeneration for biomarker development and personalized gene therapy.

Laboratory

Host Defense

Arthur Robert Millius

Year: 2019 - present

Research

The role of RNA structure and translation in Regnase-mediated RNA processing



Laboratory

Systems Immunology

 
Patrick Michael Lelliott

Year: 2019 - present

Research

Imaging and characterization of neutrophil extracellular traps


Laboratory

Biophotonics

Jason Todd White

Year: 2019 - present

Research

Determining the heterogeneity of the CD4 naïve cell population as a means to improve immunotherapy

Laboratory

Experimental Immunology

Kishan Kumar Nyati

Year: 2019 - present

Research

Functional analysis of Arid5a-mediated non-coding RNAs in disease pathogenesis


Laboratory

Immune Regulation

Floris van Eerden

Year: 2020 - present

Research

Structural mechanics of immune receptors and their targets


Laboratory

Systems Immunology

 
Laurence Lok

Year: 2020 - present

Research

Investigating the dynamic behaviour of innate immune cells in vivo


Laboratory

Immunology and Cell Biology

Hozaifa Saad Hassan Metwally

Year: 2020 - present

Research

Distinct phosphorylation of STAT1 confers distinct DNA binding and gene-regulatory properties

Laboratory

Immune Regulation

Jonas N. Søndergaard

Year: 2020 - present

Research

TBD



Laboratory

Human Immunology (Single Cell Immunology)

 

Application Guideline

DETAILS

  • Position: Specially Appointed Researcher (full-time)
  • Affiliation: Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University
  • Number of positions: Postdoctoral Researcher x3
  • Research field: Immunology, Cell Biology, Bioinformatics and Bio imaging
  • Qualifications
       
    • Doctral degree
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    • Less than 8 years since obtaining doctorate
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    • International experience preferred
  • Work location: Suita Campus, Osaka University in Osaka, Japan
  • Annual salary: JPY 5.6M - 7.5 M
  • Grant for original research: JPY 3M per year
  • Employment term: 3 years *Start date of work is negotiable.

APPLICATION AND SELECTION

  • Application period: Until the posts are filled
  • Application documents: All documents should be A4 or letter size and written in English.
    • Application form (downloadable from the link below)
    • Curriculum vitae (education, work experiences, description of past research)
    • Publication list
    • Research plan, statement of ambitions for your future research and for your time at IFReC
    • Reference letters from at least two academic referees with contact details
  • Selection process: Document screening and interview (Contact will be made with candidates after document screening)
  • Submission of documents: IFReC Research Planning & Management Office
    mailto: recruitifrec.osaka-u.ac.jp 
    * Write ‘Application for advanced postdoc position’ in the subject line.

Application Form

 

contact

IFReC Research Planning & Management Office

2nd Fl. IFReC Research Building, Osaka University 3-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, 565-0871, Osaka, Japan

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