Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Faculty Affairs Office

Position ID:OIST-Faculty Affairs Office-FACULTY [#25553]
Position Title: Open Faculty Positions
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Tancha, Onna-son, Okinawa 904-0495, Japan [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Biology
Environmental Science
Mathematics (more...)
Appl Deadline:2023/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/09/04, listed until 2023/10/31)
Position Description:    

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Experience a new model of scientific freedom in an innovative university.

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology ( is an English-speaking and dynamic graduate-only university in Japan. We are inviting applications for tenure-track and tenured faculty positions.

We provide: -Sustained funding for your scientific vision -Fully funded PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, lab techs, and staff scientists -No faculty hierarchies or departments -World-class core facilities and expert support staff -Support for amplifying your scientific impact (e.g., technology transfer, outreach, collaborations, etc.) -Full administrative support -An international environment with a global reach

Applications are sought in the broad area of science, engineering, and technology. As part of our expansion plan, we seek to hire 20 faculty by 2026 with up to 10 faculty in this initial round. We aim to enhance and complement existing strengths in fields, including (but not limited to) life sciences, environmental sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, computational sciences, and engineering.

To fully realize our vision of promoting scientific excellence through a diverse and inclusive community, OIST is actively seeking applications from women and underrepresented groups to meet our target of hiring at least 50% women in this current search. Successful applicants will enjoy competitive remuneration packages with additional benefits, such as housing allowance and family support.

Application documents: 1. Cover Letter 2. CV, including a publication list 3. Research statement (2-4 pages)

If you are longlisted, we will ask you to submit teaching and diversity statements, and arrange for the submission of three reference letters.

Application deadline: October 31, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time)

The starting date is negotiable.

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For further information about OIST:

Inquiries: Evan Economo Dean of Faculty Affairs

We are an equal opportunity educator and employer committed to enhancing and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of the university community. As such, we are actively working to increase the diversity of our faculty, students, and staff, and cultivating an environment where all members can thrive and are valued. We have implemented policies to engender and cultivate a diverse, inclusive, and family-friendly culture. These include supporting dual career couples, gender-neutral facilities, pro-active equity-focused policies including “stop-the-clock” options, an on-site bilingual childcare facility and after-school programs, an on-site health center, and relocation and post-arrival support.

We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us. Determinations for granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Contact: Evan Economo
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Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
Faculty Affairs Office
1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Kunigami-gun
Okinawa, Japan 904-0495
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