Post-doctoral position

katsumi nakamura knakamura at kirin.co.jp
Wed Aug 28 04:11:26 EST 1996


Kirin Brewery is Japanese leading beer company and now diversifying 
its business fields such as pharmaceutical business, agribio business 
and yeast-related fine chemical business. Central Laboratories for Key 
Technology (Key-tech Lab) of Kirin Brewery is developing of the basic 
technology in the biotechnology area for above mentioned field.  The 
Key-tech lab is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow for two 
year period for the Contribution of Basic Research for production 
technology of recombinant protein using nonconventional yeast (Candida 
utilis and Candida boidinii). We have already developed a 
transformation system for food yeast Candida utilis (J. Bacteriol, 
Dec. 1995,p.7171) and also been studying methanol yeast Candida 
boidinii. High expression systems have established, so next project is 
high secretion system which will require basic research for secretion 
machinery. We expect a postdoctoral fellow to join this project. The 
successful candidate for this fellowship position has a background for 
biotechnology, especially molecular biology. English native speaker is 
preferable.  Annual salary for 30 years old is about $50,000. Housing 
is available at reasonable rentals. Applicants for this position 
should send me reply by e-mail, then please send your Curriculum 
Vitae, a statement of scientific interests and letters of 
recommendation, to me.

Katsumi Nakamura, Ph.D.(knakamura at kirin.co.jp)
Manager, Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd., Central Laboratories for Key 
Technology
1-13-5, Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, 236, Japan.



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