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xFOREST is always looking for talents who want to work in drug discovery research targeting RNA structures.

Please apply for one of the following open positions.

1.Wet Lab Researchers(few positions available)

Job Description

      • Execution of the research project
      • Writing papers and other documents

Required Skills

      • Experience in biochemical research
      • Basic to moderate level or higher PC skills such as Microsoft Office
      • English communication, reading comprehension of articles and documents, etc.

Preferred Skills

      • Research experience in the field of RNA biochemistry

Ideal Candidate Profile

      • Ph.D. or equivalent experience.
      • Carrying out research and working in an autonomous and spontaneous manner
      • Communicating smoothly with other researchers and working in a cooperative manner
      • Willing to actively absorb and communicate new knowledge
      • Interested in industrialization of scientific research
      • Working experience is NOT necessary

Treatment・Conditions

      • Salary: Variable according to experience and ability (over 400,000 JPY/month)
      • Other Benefits: Transportation expenses (with upper limit)
      • Place of work: Kyoto (Sakyo/Fushimi-ward)
      • Holidays: Full weekly two day system (Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays)
      • Vacation: Annual paid vacation / Summer vacation / New Year's holidays / Special Leave for Weddings and Funerals / G.W.
      • Incentive pay is provided for publication of papers / patent

2.Dry Lab Researchers(few positions available)

Job Description

      • Solution development using machine learning
      • Writing papers and other documents

Required Skills

      • Basic knowledge of biotechnology and chemical technology
      • Basic to moderate level or higher PC skills such as Microsoft Office
      • Communication skills in English, reading comprehension of articles and documents

Preferred Skills

      • Simulation experience using molecular dynamics methods
      • Experience in system implementation of machine learning in the field of cheminformatics

Ideal Candidate Profile

      • Ph.D. or equivalent experience
      • Carrying out research and working in an autonomous and spontaneous manner
      • Communicating smoothly with other researchers and working in a cooperative manner
      • Willing to actively absorb and communicate new knowledge
      • Interested in industrialization of scientific research
      • Working experience is NOT necessary

Treatment・Conditions

      • Salary: Variable according to experience and ability (over 400,000 JPY/month)
      • Other Benefits: Transportation expenses (with upper limit)
      • Place of work: Kyoto (Sakyo/Fushimi-ward)
      • Holidays: Full weekly two day system (Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays)
      • Vacation: Annual paid vacation / Summer vacation / New Year's holidays /Special Leave for Weddings and Funerals / G.W.
      • Incentive pay is provided for publication of papers / patent

3.Long-term Internship(few positions available)

Job Description

      • Wet and/or dry researches

Required Skills

      • Rudimentary understanding of biotechnology (university undergraduate level)

Preferred Skills

      • Research experience in the field of biochemistry/organic chemistry/computer science
      • Basic to moderate level or higher PC skills such as Microsoft Office

Ideal Candidate Profile

      • Currently enrolled in a university or graduate school (not required)
      • Working with a sense of responsibility
      • Willing to actively absorb and communicate new knowledge
      • Interested in industrialization of scientific research
      • English communication, reading comprehension of articles and documents, etc.

Employment Period

      • Few months to a few years (frequency is flexible)

Treatment・Conditions

      • Salary: Variable according to experience and ability (1,200 - 2,000 JPY/hour)
      • Place of work: Kyoto (Sakyo/Fushimi-ward)
      • Incentive pay is provided for publication of papers / patent