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POST-DOC and RESEARCHER for OPEN BIOLOGY UNIT at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

Open Biology Unit (PI: Hiroaki Kitano) of Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (President: Sydney Brenner) is now looking for candidates to fill its post-doctoral fellows and researchers to work on novel systems biology software platforms as well as large-scale interaction network development and analysis. The project aims at development of "open-flow" systems biology modeling platform based on established platforms such as CellDesigner
(developed by SBI), SBML, SBGN, and Payao (developed jointly by OIST and SBI). In addition, the project aim to carry out a large-scale model integration of budding yeast as well as key networks of mammalian cells.

Successful candidate shall have:
For software-centered positions
- Strong background in software development and biological model
construction,
For biology-centered positions
- Strong biological knowledge and experiences modeling of budding yeast as well as mammalian cells particularly on, but not limited to, signaling, cell cycle, and stem cell induction and differentiation pathways.
Experiences in software development will be a plus.
Communication skills, and capability to work relatively independently but collaboratively with other members of the project as well as in the context global collaboration is essential.
The official language of OIST is English.

Interested candidate shall contact Hiroaki Kitano (kitano # oist.jp : Replace # with @ ).

posted 2010.01.07