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Job advertisement Senior Researcher at Super-cutting-edge Grand and Advanced Research (SUGAR) Program, Institute for Extra-cutting-edge Science and Technology Avant-garde Research (X-star), JAMSTEC

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Senior Researcher at Super-cutting-edge Grand and Advanced Research (SUGAR) Program, Institute for Extra-cutting-edge Science and Technology Avant-garde Research (X-star), JAMSTEC

Position
Senior Researcher at Super-cutting-edge Grand and Advanced Research (SUGAR) Program, Institute for Extra-cutting-edge Science and Technology Avant-garde Research (X-star), JAMSTEC

Employer
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) logo

Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)

Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) has the main objective to contribute to the advancement of academic research in addition to the improvement of marine science and technology by proceeding the fundamental research and development on marine, and the cooperative activities on the academic research related to the Ocean for the benefit of the peace and human welfare.

Homepage: https://www.jamstec.go.jp/e/


Location
Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan

Sector
Government

Type
Full time

Level
Experienced

Salary
Annual salary (paid in 1/12 equal monthly payments) e.g., JPY 7,500,000~8,000,000 *Bonus and retirement allowance are included in the annual salary.

Required education
PhD

Application deadline
26 December 2022

Posted
15 November 2022

Job description

Job Description
The Super-cutting-edge Grand and Advanced Research (SUGAR) Program, Institute for Extra-cutting-edge Science and Technology Avant-garde Research (X-star) (Director-General: Ken Takai) , Japan Agency for Marine Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), is recruiting a Senior Researcher to engage in the following research project.

The SUGAR program pursues research and development by integrating the fields of microbial ecology, geochemistry, and synthetic biology to explore unseen deep, dark ecosystems and elucidate the diversity and function of microbial dark matter. To promote this research project further, we are seeking a Senior Researcher who is capable of proposing new models and hypotheses that encompass biological evolution and unknown ecological functions through the integration of large-scale microbial genome information with bioinformatic and phylogenetic analyses, and who can generate cutting-edge research results through interactions within and outside JAMSTEC.

Details of the research conducted at SUGAR, X-star, are available online at:
https://www.jamstec.go.jp/sugar/e/

*There may be a change in affiliation in the case of reorganization of the Agency.

[Relevant Research Fields]
Microbial Ecology, Bioinformatics, Evolution, Geochemistry, Earth Science

Work Place
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
Yokosuka Headquarters, 2-15 Natsushima-cho, Yokosuka city,
Kanagawa, 237-0061, JAPAN *Measures to prevent passive smoking: No smoking on the premises (smoking areas are available outside), no work in areas where smoking allowed.

For further information, please visit:
https://www.jamstec.go.jp/e/work_with_us/jobs/details/sugar20221226/


How to apply

To apply, please visit:
https://www.jamstec.go.jp/e/work_with_us/jobs/details/sugar20221226/

Closing Date
December 26, 2022 at 23:59 in Japan time *Depending on the situation of applications, the closing date may be extended.