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WPI-IIIS Junior Principal Investigators,Postdoctoral Fellows

Positions Available: WPI-IIIS Postdoctoral Fellows, Junior Principal Investigators

International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine (IIIS), University of Tsukuba, JAPAN

The University of Tsukuba invites applications for Postdoctoral Fellow and Junior Principal Investigators of the International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine (IIIS).

IIIS, founded in December 2012, is one of nine institutions in the World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI) supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan. The implementation period as a WPI institution is 10 years.

The ultimate research goal of IIIS is to elucidate the fundamental mechanism of sleep/wakefulness, to develop strategies to regulate sleep, and to contribute to the enhancement of world health through combatting sleep disorders and associated diseases.

All applicants must have obtained a Ph.D. degree. We offer enough start-up funds for Junior Principal Investigators, a high degree of work autonomy, and a highly international research environment with new state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. Candidates are encouraged to have a strong background in one or more of the following areas: Neuroscience, Physiology, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular Genetics, Cellular Biology, Medicinal Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Clinical and Social Medicine, Psychiatry, Sleep Medicine.

Candidates should send a curriculum vitae, bibliography, statement of research interests and a list of references to Only electronic submissions will be accepted.

Application materials:

IIIS Administrative Office
University of Tsukuba
1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8575, Japan

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