Postdoctoral positions:

We are seeking highly motivated post doctoral researchers working for a project (from 2017 October to 2023 March) developing neuro-imaging with endoscope microscopy to reveal function of corticostriatal circuit of mouse brain. We require a candidate with solid background on one of the following topics: local circuit model of neurons, neural basis of reinforcement leaning, and signal processing of neuronal activity. For this position, basic qualifications include PhD in relevant fields with proven track record of peer-reviewed publications, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and/or Japanese.

The researcher will participate in the project with our researchers from various backgrounds including computational neuroscience, systems biology, bioinformatics, mathematical engineering, and machine learning. Our laboratory is also collaborating with Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR), University of Tokyo, Okinawa institute of science and technology (OIST), RIKEN Brain Science Institute, and other international laboratories.

[Job title and Job description]
Title is a Full-time Researcher / Full-time Research Engineer
Work location is in the main campus of Kyoto University.
(Yoshida honmachi 36-1, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-city, Japan. 606-8501) 

The contract is annually renewable up to the end of those projects based on the evaluation.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Social insurance will be applied.
Days off include weekends, public holidays, Year-end and New Year holidays, Kyoto University Foundation Day, and summer vacation.
These and other provisions are in accordance with Kyoto University’s regulations. 

[Application and required documents]
Please send the following five materials to the address below, either in printed or electronic form:
1. Complete CV
2. List of publications
3. Reprints of 1 to 3 major publications
4. Document (one or two pages in A4 or letter size) describing:
- Summary of your previous research
- Interests and proposal for research
5. Two letters of recommendation (including one from the current supervisor, if available) 

[Selection process]
Selection will be made based on application screening and interviews.

[Requirements]
Applicants must:
- have a Ph.D. (or be near completion).
- have strong motivations and ambitions to participate in the research above.

[Deadline for application]
Feb. 15th (will remain open if positions are not filled) 

[Send application to]
Shigeyuki Oba
Integrated Systems Biology Laboratory (Prof. Shin Ishii),
Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
Yoshida-honmachi, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan
Email: Shigeyuki Oba <ishii-secr [at] sys.i.kyoto-u.ac.jp>
http://ishiilab.jp/kyoto/en/