Chemical & Risk Management Staff

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST; see www.oist.jp) is a dynamic new graduate university of science and technology in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. The university is located on 85 hectares of protected forestland overlooking beautiful shoreline and coral reefs. The campus is striking architecturally, and the facilities are outstanding (OIST campus video tour). There are no academic departments, which facilitates multidisciplinary research. Outstanding resources and equipment are provided and managed to encourage easy access and collaboration. English is the official language of the University, and the university research community is fully international, with more than 60 countries represented. OIST is rapidly gaining recognition in the worldwide academic community as a model for excellence in education and research.

Location 

1919‐1 Tancha, Onna‐son, Okinawa, Japan 904-0495

Responsibilities 

1. Management of chemical and laboratory waste

2. Education and training on handling chemicals and how to prevent accidents while handling chemicals. More desirable with skill of laser training

3. Producing statistics from data accumulated on inspections and other activities related chemicals

4. Workplace Inspection on Laboratory as workplace inspector

5. Conducting other tasks related occupational safety and health activities

Qualifications 

 (Essential)
1. Master's degree in chemical field

2. Minimum 5 years experiences of Master at educational institutions

3. Minimum 5 years experiences of risk management at laboratory or any industry

4. Minimum 3 years experiences of Statistics

5. Business level communication skills in English

(Preferred)
1. More desirable for PhD.
2. Skill and knowledge of operational efficiency and automatization is desirable

Report to 

Manager of Occupational Health and Safety section

Starting Date 

As early as possible

Term & Working Hours 

Term: Full-time, fixed term appointment for 2 years. Contract initially with 3-month probationary period (inclusive). This contract may be renewed.

Working hours: Flextime (core time 10:00-15:00) 7.5 hrs per day (Multiplied by prescribed working days per month)

Compensation & Benefits 

In accordance with the OIST Employee Compensation Regulations

Benefits:
Relocation, housing and commuting allowances
Annual paid leave and summer holidays
Health insurance (Private School Mutual Aid http://www.shigakukyosai.jp/ )
Welfare pension insurance (kousei-nenkin)
Worker’s accident compensation insurance (roudousha-saigai-hoshou-hoken)

How To Apply 

Apply by uploading your submission documents HERE*.
*This is a secure file uploading system for handling confidential materials.

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Submission Documents 

1.      Curriculum vitae in English (and Japanese if available)
2.      Cover letter in English (and Japanese if available)
3.      Names and contact information of 3~5 referees, one of which should be a previous employer

Application Due Date 

Applications deadline will continue until the position is filled.

Declaration 

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