2017 Application Form

All applications must be submitted online.

Since the online application system does not allow temporary data storage, applicants should use the Application Worksheet (DOCX) to prepare all necessary information in advance. Data can then be copied into appropriate fields of this application form.

If you have any technical problems with the application, please contact faculty-recruiting@oist.jp.

 


*Mandatory field

Applicant Basic Information

Applicant Details
Gender, Date of Birth and Citizenship
Gender, Date of Birth and Citizenship may be needed for visa application, and for OIST statistical database.
Faculty Position
Please indicate below the research field for which you are applying.
The level of appointment will be discussed at a later point.
Current Position
Application Document
Please submit documents in PDF only (maximum upload size is 8MB per document).
Include a brief statement (up to 2 pages) explaining how your research program will benefit from the specific environment at OIST and the direct funding provided.
Files must be less than 8 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
Files must be less than 8 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
Summary (up to 5 pages) of your current research.
Files must be less than 8 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
Proposal (up to 5 pages) of your future research plans.
Files must be less than 8 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
Descriptive title for your proposed research program.
Short statement about your experience with and plans for teaching and mentoring at a University level.
Files must be less than 8 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
Publications of Note
Provide the journal reference for three publications that best represent your research. For each reference, provide a short statement (<1000 words) that summarizes the importance of the selected publication and your contribution to it. Include a PDF copy of each publication with your application. Articles should be published, in a press, or accepted for publication.
Publication 1
*Please DO NOT use double quotation (") in this text field.
Files must be less than 8 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
Publication 2
*Please DO NOT use double quotation (") in this text field.
Files must be less than 8 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
Publication 3
*Please DO NOT use double quotation (") in this text field.
Files must be less than 8 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.
References
Provide the names and contact details of 3 referees. OIST will immediately contact them by e-mail to request letters of reference which are due in two weeks from application submission. Applicants will be informed after OIST contacts their referees, and when those letters have been received. Applications cannot proceed until at least two referees have submitted letters.
Referee Information
First Name, Last Name, Title, Email Address, Institution fields are required.
Referee Information
First Name, Last Name, Title, Email Address, Institution fields are required.
Referee Information
First Name, Last Name, Title, Email Address, Institution fields are required.
Regarding this Application
Credential Checking
For the purposes of verification, I give my consent for OIST to communicate with and to obtain information about me from the academic institutions included in my curriculum vitae, in order to confirm my qualifications.
Declaration
  • I declare that the above information and any attachments that I have submitted to OIST in applying for this position are complete, accurate, and correct, and that I have not omitted any information that would affect the decision to employ me.

  • I understand that if I am successful in my application and it is subsequently discovered that information I have submitted is incomplete, inaccurate, or false, or that I have failed to disclose necessary information, my employment may be terminated.

EVALUATIVE MATERIAL:

  • I acknowledge that written comments and assessments of my suitability constitute evaluative material and that these materials will not be released to me.  Only persons directly involved in the recruitment process will have access to this information.