Faculty Positions

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), Japan
Okinawa, Japan
Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (www.oist.jp) invites applications for at least 6 new faculty positions as part of its planned expansion. Targeted areas for the current search are listed below; however, applications from strong candidates in other fields may be considered.

Chemistry: All areas of chemistry, including chemical biology, synthetic organic/inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, and materials chemistry.

Computer Science: All areas of computer science, including machine learning, AI, robotics, algorithms, theory, software engineering, graphics, and visualization.

Cell Biology: All areas of cell biology, including cellular signaling, structural biology, stem cell biology, developmental biology, immunology, neurobiology, and the biology of cancer and other disease states at the cellular and molecular levels.

OIST seeks applicants with excellent scholarship and creativity. Successful candidates are expected to establish an active program of research, to supervise student research, and to teach in the graduate program. Generous research resources are provided, which may be supplemented with external grants. Appointments will be Tenure-Track or Tenured. Starting date is flexible.

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.

OIST is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity of faculty, students, and staff. OIST provides a family-friendly work environment, including a bilingual Child Development Center on campus. Applications from women and other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

Details: https://groups.oist.jp/facultypositions