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Researcher/Senior Researcher Position Available open

Solve challenging problems in biology & medicine! 

Challenging projects at the forefront of research in systems biology and bio-medical research in 
  • Cancer systems biology 
  • Translational research and drug discovery with leading pharmaceutical companies 
  • Systems toxicology 
Work in small, highly dynamic and multi-cultural team involving engineers and scientists. Collaborate with global leaders in systems biology and biomedicine across industry and academia

The Systems Biology Institute (SBI, http://sbi.jp), Tokyo is looking for a researcher/senior researcher for working in research projects at the intersection of basic research and industry application of systems biology approaches. 

The Systems Biology Institute (SBI) is a non-profit private research institution established in 2000 and led by Hiroaki Kitano, a pioneer in systems biology,with the aim of promoting systems biology research and its application to medicine and global sustainability. SBI is engaged in a series of research program largely funded by branches of Japanese government and private contracts for industrial applications of systems biology research in drug discovery and other areas.

Bring in your strengths! 
  • Highly motivated individual with a passion for research and its application to real-life, industry oriented problems 
  • Ability to work in goal-oriented, milestone-driven projects 
  • Team player, able to lead projects and collaborations spanning geographies 
  • Strong knowledge of state-of-the-art computational methods, algorithms, modeling/optimization tools and databases in biology 
  • Knowledge in cancer biology, translational research, drug discovery pipeline a strong plus 
  • Programming experience in R, Matlab etc. is desirable 
  • PhD level degree in engineering or sciences and relevant experience a strong plus 
Send in your CV via email addressed to Dr.Hiroaki Kitano at info at sbi.jp Tokyo, Japan 

For details, please check http://bit.ly/we-cure 

posted 2012.06.15