General Information

Job Advert Title: Manager of Modality Informatics Research_multi-omics担当

Location: Tsukuba, Ibaraki

Division: Advanced Informatics and Analytics

Employment Class: Permanent


【募集の背景 / Purpose & Scope】

With a high level of expertise in modality informatics, the position is responsible to drive drug discovery research projects with research engines by using the deep knowledge and skills for this field. This position will apply the cutting-edge science such as AI and machine learning to find new modalities such as small molecules, engineered small molecules, and biologics.

【職務の内容 / Essential Job Responsibilities】

- This position will be responsible for generating research results by applying modality informatics expertise and the cutting-edge AI and machine learning techniques to the research of finding new biologics clinical candidates that act on target molecules.

- The position will participate in a digital transformation project and many other research projects promoted by modality informatics group in order to drive the application of the skills to generate research results. This position will also devise and build new processes for efficient modality discovery research.

- The position will proactively incorporate the latest external modality informatics, AI, machine learning technologies, add own innovations, and apply them to in-house research or integrate them into the processes.

- Work with other AIA members to utilize the obtained results and findings for in-house drug discovery research.

- Document work for outsourcing, contractor management, and the collaboration with external organizations.

【Specific Physical or Environmental Requirements】

The main work location would be based on Tsukuba Research Center.

Additional Location:Tokyo HQ

【応募要件 / Qualifications

- Deep knowledge and years of experience in modality informatics, AI, machine learning, and other data science technology.

<必須 / Must

- Master degree or Ph.D. degree or equivalent knowledge and experience

- Research experience of omics experiments using next-generation sequencers

- Capability to make an analysis pipeline using programming languages (R, Python, etc.) or no-code tools such as KNIME

- Capability to collaborate through dialogue with researchers in other research fields

- Language: Both native-level Japanese and business-level English

<歓迎 / Want

- Knowledge of drug discovery process or experience in drug discovery research

- Experience in drug discovery research for biologics such as antibody

- Experience in large-scale data analysis

- Research experience of omics experiments using long-read sequencers

- Capability of leading project planning, proposal, and execution

- Global communication skills

【勤務地 / Location

茨城県つくば市 アステラス製薬 つくば研究センター

Tsukuba, Ibaraki

【勤務開始日 / Start Date


Will be decided according to the candidate's flexibility

【契約期間 / Contract Duration


Not limited to specified period

【試用期間 / Probation Period


No probation period in principle

【給与 / Salary




①Base salary: will be decided by the candidate's experience, skill and capability.

②When Discretionary Work System is applied: Discretionary work allowance will be paid.(50,000~100,000yen, based on the Grade)

③When Flextime System is applied: Overtime allowance will be paid for time worked in excess of prescribed working hours.

【昇給 / Salary Raise


Once a year

【賞与 / Bonus


Twice a year (July, December)

【諸手当 / Allowance

裁量労働手当、住宅手当、通勤手当 等

Discretionary work allowance, Housing allowance, Commutation allowance, etc.

【勤務時間 / Working Hours

8:30~17:30(月~木)、8:3015:45(金)、企画業務型 裁量労働制



Flex-time system or Discretionary Work System

【休日 / Holidays


Weekends(Sat and Sun), holidays, May 1st, summer vacation, New Year holidays

【休暇 / Vacation Leave

年次有給休暇、育児休業制度、介護休業制度 等

Annual paid leave, childcare leave system, nursing care leave system, etc.

【福利厚生 / Welfare

雇用保険、労災保険、厚生年金、健康保険、共済会制度、社宅制度、持株会制度、財形貯蓄制度 等

Employment Insurance, Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance, Welfare Pension Insurance, Health Insurance, Mutual Aid Association System, Company Housing System, Employee Shareholder Association System, Property Accumulation Savings System

【お問い合わせ / Contact

アステラス製薬株式会社 採用担当 / Japan Recruiting team, Astellas Pharma Inc.


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