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[Arabidopsis] Multiple New Faculty Positions at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University in Japan

Joanna Friesner via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by jdfriesner from UCDAVIS.EDU)
Wed Sep 30 10:59:39 EST 2015

Dear Arabidopsis community- (note application deadline of Nov. 15th, 2015)

Please read on to learn more about a number of faculty career opportunities at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST - www.oist.jp<http://www.oist.jp>) in Japan.
They are seeking at least 7 new faculty members (all levels) in broad areas of research including biology, chemistry, computer science, ecology/environmental science, marine science, mathematics, neuroscience, and physics.
The new hires will join 50 current faculty (https://www.oist.jp/research-units), 68% of whom come from outside of Japan. OIST has no departments and are set up for cutting-edge interdisciplinary research.
Please see the advertisement below for Faculty Positions at OIST, and circulate it to people you know might be interested in this unique opportunity.
The ad appears in Nature (10 Sep & 24 Sep) and Science (18 Sep and 2 Oct), as well.

***Open Faculty Positions***
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology [OIST] Graduate University (www.oist.jp) invites applications for at least 7 new faculty members. Research areas include Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Ecology and Environmental Science, Marine Science, Mathematics, Neuroscience, and Physics. Appointments will be made as Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Tenured Associate Professor, and Tenured Professor. This is part of a plan to hire 50 new faculty members by 2023.

We seek applicants with outstanding scholarship, creativity, and interdisciplinary interests. Successful candidates will be offered research resources and competitive salaries. Further information and instructions for submitting applications online may be accessed at https://groups.oist.jp/facultypositions

Application Deadline: 15th November, 2015

OIST is a new, English-language graduate university offering a world-class research environment and has an international research community with faculty, students and staff from over 50 countries. The campus is located on a beautiful, subtropical island in Okinawa, Japan.

OIST Graduate University is an equal opportunity educator and employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, students and staff by having proactive policies in place. We provide a family-friendly working environment, including a bilingual child development center on campus. Applications from women and other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

See https://groups.oist.jp/ged

Inquiries should be directed to Professor Ken Peach, Dean of Faculty Affairs, faculty-recruiting from oist.jp

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