OIST Tunnel

Theoretical Sciences Visiting program makes regular open calls for visitors. Calls will be announced on this site, the OIST Webpage, and in Academic Job listings, including AJO, Math Jobs, and Science Careers.

The next call for applications is expected to take place in August 2022.

At a Glance

  • Apply to visit OIST for 2-12 months between April and March of the following year

  • Open to applicants from around the world, who are pursuing independent research (at least senior postdoc level) in theoretical sciences

  • Round-trip airfare, On-campus housing, Office space, and Daily allowance are provided

  • Visitors are strongly encouraged (but not required) to explore collaborations with OIST research groups

  • Introduce your research field through seminars or general-audience lectures for the OIST Community

Application documents

  • CV including a list of publications

  • Brief description of research to date (1-2 pages)

  • Proposed research while visiting OIST, including potential collaborations with OIST research units (1-2 pages)

  • Details of one or more proposed seminars/lectures for the OIST Community (about research topic and / or about career path/other topics)

Selection criteria

Applications will be ranked according to:

  • Research track record of visitor

  • Quality and innovation of the proposed research project

  • Complementarity to OIST research

  • Added value to the OIST community through lectures or outreach activity