Postdoctoral Researcher in Nonlinear Analysis Unit

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Position summary:

Postdoctoral Researcher in Prof. Daniel Spector’s Nonlinear Analysis Unit. 

Location 

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

Responsibilities 

  1. Engage in ongoing and active independent research.
  2. Participate in the activities of the Nonlinear Analysis group.

Qualifications 

(Required)

  1. PhD in Mathematics
  2. Speaking/Listening Proficiency in the English Language

Report to 

Professor Daniel Spector in Nonlinear Analysis Unit

Starting Date 

September 1, 2020 (flexible)

Term & Working Hours 

Term: Full-time, fixed term appointment for 2 years in the first instance. This contract may be renewed up to a total of 3 years. 

Working hours: 9:00-17:30 (Discretionary)

Compensation & Benefits 

Compensation commensurate with experience, 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 emailing your Submission Documents to:

daniel.spector[at]oist.jp

(Please replace [at] with @ before using this email address)

or send by post to the following address:

Nonlinear Analysis Unit

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University

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

Submission Documents 

  • Cover letter in English that discusses connection with Prof. Daniel Spector’s work
  • Curriculum vitae in English
  • Research Plan in English
  • Names and contact information of 3~5 referees

* Please be sure to indicate where you first saw the job advertisement.

Application Due Date 

Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis.

Declaration 

  • OIST Graduate University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, students and staff. The University strongly encourages women and minority candidates to apply.
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