Open Faculty Positions at The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology [OIST] Graduate University

Open Faculty Positions

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology [OIST] Graduate University ( 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

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
Inquiries should be directed to Professor Ken Peach, Dean of Faculty Affairs,