Speyer Unit / Postdoctoral Scholar

  1. Engage in ongoing and active independent research.
  2. Participate in the activities of the Representation Theory and Algebraic Combinatorics Unit
  1. PhD in Mathematics.
  2. Speaking/Listening Proficiency in English.
Compensation and Benefits

Compensation in accordance with the OIST Employee Compensation Regulations.

The amount of the annual salary is determined according to the number of years since the candidate acquired a Ph. D degree.


  • 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)
Submission Documents
  1. Cover letter in English that discusses connection with Dr Speyer’s research interests
  2. Curriculum vitae in English
  3. Research Statement in English
  4. 3–5 Reference Letters

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Job Type
Starting Date
As early as possible
Employment Term

Full-time, fixed term appointment for 2 years. The contract may be renewed (initially up to 3 years).

Report To
Professor Liron Speyer
Job Location
Main Campus: 1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa
Application Due Date
Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.
*Application will be closed once the position is filled.