Research Fellow position at Kyushu University School of Medicine


A Research Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Takahiro Maeda, M.D., Ph.D. at Division of Precision Medicine, Kyushu University School of Medicine. Our laboratory uses a series of genome-editing tools, single-cell technologies and cellular biological techniques to elucidate the molecular basis of hematologic malignancies and to develop novel therapeutics.


The applicant must have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree and one or more first author publications in peer reviewed journals. Recent graduates are particularly encouraged to apply. We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated individuals who thrive in a fast-paced environment and can interact well with others as part of a team. The applicant should also have a strong background in molecular biology, genomics and bioinformatics.


Please send curriculum vitae, a brief statement of interest, and names of three references (with contact information) to t_maeda@cancer.med.kyushu-u.ac.jp


Takahiro Maeda M.D., Ph.D.


Division of Precision Medicine

Kyushu University School of Medicine

3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan

lab webpage: https://www.lab.med.kyushu-u.ac.jp/precision-en/



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