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From: Dr. Takakazu YUMOTO
Director, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University 

Job Vacancy Announcement

Institution: Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University 
Department: Neuroscience 
Section: Cognitive Neuroscience 
Job Title: Program-Specific Associate Professor or Assistant Professor 
Opening Date: August 3rd, 2018 
Closing Date: October 5th, 2018 
Formal Hiring Date: Around January 1st, 2019 
Job Term: For 5 years until December 31st, 2023: Possible to extend the term 
Salary Range: Subject to the previous research career (non-negotiable) 

1. Job description
Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University (KUPRI) is seeking to appoint a suitable candidate to the position of Program-Specific Associate Professor or Assistant Professor for the Department of Neuroscience. The Cognitive Neuroscience Section conducts neurophysiological, neuroanatomical, behavioral, and neuroimaging studies in humans, macaques, and marmosets. The Department aims to understand the neural basis underlying human-unique cognitive functions leading to hominization by comparing functions and structures of the nervous system of other primate species. A person who has knowledge and experience of neurophysiological studies, neuroimaging studies with MRI, and behavioral studies in both human and nonhuman primates is preferable. The successful candidate is exempt from any administrative responsibilities. 

2. Application procedure
Candidates are requested to submit the following documents in triplicate (copies are acceptable). English or Japanese is acceptable. 
(1) CV with detailed account of academic activity and research grant record. 
(2) List of academic publications and reprints of those most representative of your research. 
(3) List of non-academic/popular publications and reprints of those most representative of your research. 
(4) Summary of research that the candidate has conducted (about 1000 words). 
(5) Summary of research that the candidate intends to carry out at KUPRI (about 1000 words). 

All documents must arrive by the deadline (October 5th, 2018), and should be sent to the following address: 

Dr. Takakazu YUMOTO 
Director, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University 41-2 Inuyama, Aichi 484-8506, JAPAN 
<<Job application : "Cognitive Neuroscience">> 

3. Selection procedure and feedback to candidates
A committee will be set up at KUPRI to evaluate all candidates, based on the documents submitted. The final decision will be made by all faculty members. Each candidate will be informed of the final decision pertaining to him/herself only. 

4. Gender equality
Kyoto University is promoting gender equality.

KUPRI is composed of the following research units: Department of Evolution and Phylogeny, Department of Ecology and Social Behavior, Department of Cognitive Science, Department of Neuroscience, Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, the Center for Human Evolution Modeling Research, the Center for International Collaboration and Advanced Studies in Primatology, the Corporate Sponsored Department of Chimpanzee Research (funded by Hayashibara Co. Ltd.), the Corporate Sponsored Department of Wildlife Science (funded by Nagoya Railroad Co. Ltd.). Graduate level education is conducted within the Division of Biological Science in the Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University. Detailed information is available at the following web site:http://www.pri.kyoto-u.ac.jp.

For inquiries, please contact Katsuki Nakamura (e-mail: nakamura.katsuki.4z@kyoto-u.ac.jp)