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Chief Physician of Cerebrovascular Medicine

Employment Details

The Division of Cerebrovascular Medicine is involved in treatment and research related to cerebrovascular dysfunction as a systemic vascular disease, using multifaceted perspectives including neurology, cardiovascular disease, and emergency medicine. We are seeking a Chief Physician who can proactively lead treatment and research of cerebrovascular dysfunction, including acute stroke, and be willing to contribute to the development of the Japan Stroke Data Bank. The candidate must be a stroke specialist recognized by the Japan Stroke Society or a neurologist recognized by the Japanese Society of Neurology. A Doctor of Medical Science degree is strongly preferred.

Open Positions

One (1) Chief Physician of Cerebrovascular Medicine, Division of Cerebrovascular Medicine and Neurology

Employment Start Date (term of office)

June 1, 2019 (negotiations possible)
Term of office is five (5) years from start date (renewals possible based on performance)

Application Materials

  1. (1) Curriculum vitae or resume (attached separately) Choose three (3) original articles and attach one (1) reprint and six (6) copies of each publication.
  2. Personal information form (attached separately)
  3. Academic achievement list (attached separately)
    Clearly distinguish between original articles, case reports, review articles, and books by year.
    Limit conference presentations to special or invited lectures, and symposia presentations.
    Choose three (3) original articles and attach one (1) reprint and six (6) copies of each publication.
  4. Letter of recommendation
  5. Copy of medical license
  6. Copy of proof of clinical training program completion (for those who obtained their medical license after April 2004)
  7. Copy of proof of graduation from university
  8. Copy of university diploma (Master, PhD)
  9. Copy of proof of appointment as a specialist, certified physician, or medical advisor

Salary and benefits

  • Salary: paid in accordance with the regulations of the National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
  • Eligibility for raise: once annually
  • Eligibility for bonus: twice annually (in June and December)
  • Allowances: transportation/commute, lodging, dependent support, etc.
  • Employment terms: five (5)-day work week
  • Vacations: annual paid leave 20 days; special leave allowed for summer holidays, weddings, and before/after birth of a child
  • Severance pay: eligible if departing after six (6) months of employment
  • Other benefits: health, life insurance, labor insurance

Diversity Promotion

Women will be prioritized if the qualifications (employment history, research achievements, personality) are deemed equal.


Masatoshi Koga, Director of Cerebrovascular Medicine
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
TEL 06-6833-5012
Please visit http://www.ncvc.go.jp/english/ for more details.

Application Deadline and Submission Address

Received no later than May 10, 2019 (Friday).
Please write "Application for Chief Physician of Cerebrovascular Medicine" on the envelope.

Application materials [xlsx: 27KB]

[Submission address]
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Human Resources Division
5-7-1 Fujishiro-dai, Suita, Osaka 565-8565, JAPAN
TEL 06-6833-5012 (extension 2293)

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