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Chief Physician of Coronary Disease, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine

Employment Details

The primary functions of the chief physician will be to treat patients in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, CCU, and Emergency Department, and to train residents. The broad areas of focus will include ischemic heart disease, vascular disease, and emergency cardiovascular medicine. Patients will have a variety of diseases including angina pectoris, myocardial infarctions, ischemic cardiomyopathy, heart failure, and atherosclerotic disease. The chief physician will be expected to provide first-class treatment for patients suffering from the abovementioned diseases, and to actively develop and implement new treatments as appropriate. The chief physician will also be required to train young physicians and communicate research results (including intervention studies). All candidates must have graduated from a medical school at least 10 years ago, and have a proven track record of practical or basic clinical research experience (equivalent to Doctor of Medical Science).

Employment Start Date (term of office)

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

Open Positions

One (1) chief physician of coronary disease

Application Materials

  1. Curriculum vitae (attached separately)
  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

Diversity Promotion

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


Teruo Noguchi, Director of Cardiovascular 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 February 1, 2019 (Friday).
Please write "Application for chief physician of coronary disease, Department of Cardiovascular 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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