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Osaka University Immunology Frontier Research Center Postdoctoral Researcher

Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University
Suita Campus, Osaka University in Osaka, Japan
Annual salary: Commensurate with experience + Grant for original research: JPY 3M per year
Closing date
30 Aug 2024

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Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC), Osaka University in Japan offers Advanced Postdoc Positions for Immunology, Cell Biology, Bioinformatics and Bioimaging


[Advanced Postdoc Program of IFReC, Osaka University]

The Osaka University Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC) is recruiting post-doctoral researchers for its Advanced Postdoc Program. This program offers three-year employment and funding (3 million yen per year) for original research to promising young researchers. Selected applicants have access to continually upgraded state-of-the-art facilities at IFReC for their research, including equipment for single-cell analysis. Furthermore, selected applicants can expect their research careers to develop immensely through invaluable guidance from their supervisor among IFReC's many distinguished Principal Investigators as well as through collaborative research with them. We look forward to receiving applications from ambitious young researchers.


1. Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow as Specially Appointed Researcher (full-time)

2. Affiliation: Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University (Japan)

3. Number of positions: Postdoctoral Researcher x3

4. Research field: Immunology, Cell Biology, Bioinformatics and Bioimaging

5. Qualifications

- Doctorate degree obtained within the last 8 years

- International experience preferred

6. Work location: Suita Campus, Osaka University in Osaka, Japan

7. Research grant: JPY 3M per year

8. Start date: After September 1, 2024 (Start date of work is negotiable.)

9. Period of employment: Up to 3 years from the date of hire (Single year contract, renewable upon annual evaluation.)

10. Insurances: Enrollment in Healthcare Insurance, Employment Insurance, Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance


[Application and Selection]

1. Application period: Until the posts are filled

2. Application submission: Submit the required documents listed below as email attachments to the IFReC Research Planning & Management Office:, Email subject line: Application for advanced postdoc position

3. Selection process: Document screening, and interview for successful applicants of the document screening


[Required documents]

All documents should be A4 or letter size and written in English.

1. Application form (downloadable from the Advanced Postdoc Program website)

* Write the names (maximum 3) of the Principal Investigators whom you would like to work with at IFReC

2. Curriculum vitae (education and work experience)

3. List of publication

4. Summary of previous research

5. Research plan and statement of ambitions for your future research at IFReC

6. Names, affiliations, and contact information of two references (You will be asked to submit two reference letters if you are selected as a finalist.)


For more information, please visit the following URL

Advanced Postdoc Program website:

IFReC website:

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