Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University

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Position ID:OIST-NEURO [#11406]
Position Title: Faculty Positions in Neuroscience
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Onna, Okinawa 904-0495, Japan [map]
Subject Areas: Neuroscience / Cellular, Synaptic, Molecular, Behavioral, Cognitive, Human Neuroscience
Appl Deadline:2018/08/31 (posted 2018/07/11, listed until 2018/08/31)
Position Description:    

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Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (https://www.oist.jp/) invites applications for at least 2 new faculty positions as part of its planned expansion. In order to complement the present expertise in systems and circuit neuroscience, the targeted areas for the current search include cellular, synaptic and molecular neuroscience and behavioral, cognitive and human neuroscience.

Excellent scholarship and creativity are the main criteria. We are particularly interested in scholars who complement and extend existing strengths at OIST and have the potential to interact broadly with the interdisciplinary OIST community. In addition, successful candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in research and education.

Successful candidates are expected to establish an active and independent program of research, to supervise Ph.D. students, to teach in the graduate program, 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.

Applications should include the following: 1. Cover Letter with contact details 2. CV and Publication List: in addition to a complete publication list, provide a list of up to 6 significant publications with brief descriptions (1-2 sentences each) 3. Research Statement: summary of previous research (max. 1 page) and a research proposal (including a short title of your research; max. 2 pages) 4. Teaching Statement (max. 1 page) 5. Confidential Letter of Recommendation or Evaluation (3 referees)

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

Application Deadline: August 31, 2018 (EDT)

Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Milind Purohit, Dean of Faculty Affairs, faculty-recruiting@oist.jp.

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.


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1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Okinawa, 904-0495 JAPAN
Web Page: https://www.oist.jp/

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