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Chief Physician of Hypertension and Nephrology

Employment Details

The chief physician is expected to perform specialized diagnoses and research related to hemocatharsis (dialysis), kidney disease, and hypertension, and contribute to medical treatment and knowledge in the fields of kidney disease and hypertension. The chief physician will also be involved in the diagnosis of patients with comorbid conditions such as lifestyle-related and cardiovascular diseases, as well as training other physicians and residents.

We are seeking a chief physician with adequate experience in diagnoses related to hemocatharsis (dialysis), kidney disease, and hypertension, as well as a proven track record in research and a strong desire to participate in academic conferences and train young physicians. Specialty certifications in general medicine, dialysis, nephrology, or hypertension is an asset.

Employment Start Date (term of office)

May 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 Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Hypertension and Nephrology

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

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, overtime compensation, 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.


Fumiki Yoshihara, Department of Hypertension and Nephrology
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 March 18, 2019 (Monday).
Please write "Application for Physician of Hypertension and Nephrology" 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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