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Principal Scientist or Researcher, in T-CiRA

Apply Now Email Me Job ID R0008645 Date posted 08/16/2019 Location: Fujisawa, Japan

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Job Description

[Introduction of Takeda]

Takeda is unwavering in our commitment to patients. With the patient at the center of everything we do, we continue to innovate and drive changes that will better their lives - we’re looking for like-minded professionals to join us.

Today, we are the number one pharmaceutical company in Japan and a global industry leader, with approximately 30,000 employees around the world. We are united by our four priorities (patient, trust, reputation and business) and Takeda-ism (Integrity, Fairness, Honesty and Perseverance) , and strive towards better health and a brighter future for people worldwide.




In T-CiRA Inoue Project, elucidate disease mechanisms and generate innovative drug seeds for CNS diseases such as Autism Spectrum Disorders with 15q duplication and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis using patient-derived iPS cells.

Collaborating with T-CiRA PI, conducts in vitro and in vivo experiments using iPSCs and iPSC-derived differentiated cells to develop novel drugs in alignment with Neuroscience DDU. Manages team members including technical staffs and contract employees and well communicates with academia members.



Master's  Degree or equivalent expertise in biology or related scientific field.

Knowledge/experiences on cell biology including iPSC and/or stem cells.

Good written and verbal communication skills in Japanese and English.


Doctoral Degree or equivalent expertise in biology or related scientific field.

Knowledge in pharmacology and CNS diseases.

Demonstrated good project management skills.

[Employee Benefits]

•Allowances: Commutation, Housing, Overtime Work etc.

•Working Hours: Headquarters (Osaka/ Tokyo) 9:00-17:30, Production Sites (Osaka/Yamaguchi) 8:00-16:45, Research Site (Kanagawa) 9:00-17:45

•Holidays: Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays, May Day, Year-End Holidays etc. (approx. 123 days in a year)

•Paid Leaves: Annual Paid Leave, Special Paid Leave, Refresh Leave, Maternity Leave, Childcare Leave, Family Nursing Leave, Philanthropy Leave.




•賞与: 原則年2回

•勤務時間:本社(大阪市中央区・東京都中央区)9:00~17:30 、工場(山口県光市・大阪市淀川区)8:00~16:45 、研究所(神奈川県藤沢市)9:00~17:45






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Fujisawa, Japan

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