Faculty Positions

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (www.oist.jp) in Japan invites applications for new faculty positions as part of its planned expansion.

Targeted areas:

  • Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Sciences
  • Marine Science
  • Mathematics
  • Neuroscience
  • Computer Science
  • Life Sciences
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Physics and Materials Science
  • Chemistry

Excellent scholarship and creativity are the main criteria. Successful candidates are expected to establish an active and independent research program, supervise Ph.D. students, teach graduate courses, and perform university services as required. Generous research resources will be provided, which may be supplemented with external grants. Appointments will be Tenure-Track or Tenured. Starting date is flexible.

Suitably qualified applicants for other fields of science and technology should also apply.

These applicants are requested to apply through the Marine Science portal, regardless of subject area.

Application documents:

  • Cover letter
  • CV and publication list
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Three contact references

Information and instructions regarding application submission and deadline: https://groups.oist.jp/facultypositions

OIST offers a world-class research environment with an international research community and opportunities for interdisciplinary research. Research and teaching are conducted in English. The campus is situated in a beautiful?subtropical setting in Okinawa,Japan. See the video "University of the Future": https://www.oist.jp/news-center/videos/university-future

OIST Graduate University is an equal opportunity educator and employer that is actively working to increase the diversity of its faculty, students and staff. OIST has implemented policies designed to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion and a family friendly working environment. These include considerations for hiring and supporting dual career couples, "stop the clock" options for new parents, an on site child care facility for children from 2 months to 6 years of age, and after-school and holiday programs for K-6 children. The University strongly encourages applications from women and other underrepresented groups.


Dr. Milind Purohit
Dean of Faculty Affairs

published: 10 July 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.