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Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Positions in Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Sciences
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University


Date Posted Jun. 19, 2018
Title Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Positions in Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Sciences
University Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
Department Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
Application Deadline Aug. 31, 2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
  • Onna Village, Okinawa
    Japan
 
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
    Professor
  • Environmental Sciences/Ecology/Forestry
 
 

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (see www.oist.jp) 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, providing opportunities to work on a range of interesting ecosystems on the island and more broadly in the Asia-Pacific region.

OIST invites applications for at least 2 new faculty positions in ecology, evolution, and related disciplines as part of its planned expansion. Scientists using theoretical or empirical approaches, and working on any system/geographic region will be considered. Excellent scholarship and creativity will be 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.

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 service tasks. Generous and sustained research resources will be provided, which may be supplemented with external grants. Starting date is flexible. There are also Open Faculty Positions advertised in Marine Science at OIST, applications via either route will be shared, please apply only once.

Applications should include the followings:

1. Cover letter with contact details
2. CV and publication list, including one or two sentences describing up to six significant reports
3. Research Statement: summary of previous research (max 1 page) and research proposal (max 2 pages)
4. Teaching Statement (max 1 page)
5. Contact Reference (3 referees will be approached only if shortlisted)

Application Deadline: August 31, 2018 (EDT)

Inquiries should be directed to Professor Mary Collins, Provost and Dean of Research, 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 (See the Equality and Diversity brochure https://groups.oist.jp/sites/default/files/imce/u100221/Equality%20and%20Diversity(E)_OIST_Diversity.pdf). These include considerations for hiring and supporting dual career couples, "stop the clock" options for new mothers and fathers, 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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