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Applicants must be able to speak fluent ~ native level Japanese (Equivalent to JLPT N1)
☑Japanese global company ☑Listed company ☑English language required ☑Japanese language required
Principal Scientist, RNA biology
Global Pharmaceutical Company
Proactively explore new therapeutic concepts and targets for CNS and Neuromuscular diseases from the view of RNA biology
Design, execute, and data analysis of in vitro experiments
Communicates and collaborates effectively with project team members and contributes to scientific discussion
May drive collaborations with internal groups, and external partners, including CROs and academia
May manage and mentor junior researchers and fosters a bottom-up culture of science level
Conducts scientific presentations effectively to internal and external audiences with participants from all levels of the organization.
Creates relevant intellectual property for the company and contributes to patent authorship
Makes strategies for research programs in therapeutic areas relevant to stakeholders.
May assess external technologies for future collaboration
English Language level: Business level
M.S. in Molecular Biology or related field with 2+ years' experience in industry
Demonstrates hands-on experience working with RNA and post-transcriptional gene regulation (Example: cell culture, transfection, RT-qPCR, Western blot, ELISA, etc.)
Demonstrates independent scientific and technical thought and keeps abreast of current literature in cutting-edge RNA biology
Ability to present work formally to Research Committee and at external conferences
Preferred skills and experience:
Ph.D. or M.D. degree in Molecular Biology or related field
Demonstrates experience on working for CNS and Neuromuscular diseases
Demonstrates in-depth understanding and method development skills in RNA molecular biology (Example: RNA binding proteins, pre-mRNA processing, RNA metabolism, RNA structure biology, RNA-related NGS technologies (HITS-CLIP, DMS-MaP, RIP-Seq, etc.), lncRNA, miRNA, etc.)
Demonstrates experience to utilize in using public biological databases to analyze protein, DNA, and RNA sequences
Demonstrates experience on interpreting data RNA-related NGS technologies
Demonstrates basic knowledge with in vivo animal models and ability to make experimental plans and interpret the data from in vivo study
8 million yen - 9.5 million yen (Experiences and skills will be considered)
Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun)
New year's holiday
Application screening and several interviews are scheduled.
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Seniority Level: Associate, Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Science, Analyst, Research