RIKEN invites applications for the position of Chief Scientist (Principal Investigator) to serve in a leadership position in the field of Geomicrobiology. The successful candidate will be responsible for directing research projects from a medium-to-long-term perspective.

Job Type Chief Scientist (Principal Investigator, full professor level), 1 position
Affiliation RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research
Research Field Geomicrobiology
URL https://www.riken.jp/en/careers/researchers/20220701_1/index.html
Location In principle, RIKEN Wako Campus (2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198)
*Laboratory location will be decided according to the nature of the research undertaken.
Contract period RIKEN expects that the successful candidate will be able to take up this position at the earliest opportunity on or after June 1, 2023.
Qualifications Applicants must have an outstanding research record and the ability to lead the above research field internationally. We welcome applicants of all nationalities.
Application deadline September 30, 2022 (Japan Standard Time)(Deadline for receipt)
Contact For research-related inquiries:
Yoichi Shinkai
Head of the selection committee (Chief Scientist, RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research)

For other inquiries:
Contact by phone is not available.