Post-doc in Algorithm Theory / Bioinformatics

Background:
Ochanomizu University, a National University Corporation in Japan, is searching for a post-doctoral research fellow to work with Assistant Professor Dr. Jesper Jansson on the Program for Researchers to Promote Creative and Independent Research supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology.

Number of available positions: 1

Location: Tokyo, Japan.

Terms of Employment:
The first term is from the appointment day to March 31, 2009. The contract may be extended on a yearly basis until March 31, 2012, depending on the research performance.

Research areas:
Algorithms (Graph Theory, Combinatorial Pattern Matching, Computational Complexity) and Bioinformatics (Phylogenetics, Clustering, Comparative Genomics).

Qualifications:
Applicants must have, or expect to hold by March 31, 2009, a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or Mathematics.

Gross salary:
4,560,000yen (about 42,000 USD) per year.
Social insurance contributions and income tax will be deducted from the salary.
Commuter expenses are already included.
No additional bonuses or dismissal allowance will be paid.

Deadline for applications:
September 1, 2008.

Application procedure:
See http://www.ocha.ac.jp/plaza/recruitment/koubo_acpro_jansson_e.pdf

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