Let your career take flight at OIST
Are you interested in working at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)? Mark your calendar and visit the Job Fair at OIST on Sunday, July 16, 2017.
Located in Onna Village, OIST is an interdisciplinary graduate school offering a 5-year PhD program in Science. Over half of the faculty and students are recruited from outside Japan, and all education and research is conducted entirely in English. OIST’s mission is to conduct internationally outstanding education and research in science and technology, and thus contribute to the sustainable development of Okinawa, and promote and sustain the advancement of science and technology in Japan and throughout the world.
Since its inception, OIST has expanded to include nearly 60 research units with approximately 400 researchers. In addition, there are about 400 employees working at OIST who provide administrative and research support to help OIST realize its mission. As the organization expects to continue growing, OIST is seeking new talent to join its board.
The Job Fair will take place on the OIST campus in Onna Village, rain or shine. The event, organized by the OIST Recruiting Team, is a great opportunity to find out about a variety of career opportunities available at OIST, from research support, to IT and finance, to pre-school teaching. Existing OIST staff will be present to answer questions directly from participants and to share information in detail about what it is like to work at OIST, including the university culture and its working environment.
The event will run from 10:00 to 16:00 with the reception opening at 9:45. There will be some informative programs scheduled: “How to write a CV” session (held in Japanese only) from 11:30 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 14:30; CDC (Child Development Center) presentation and tour from 10:30 to 11:15 and 14:00 to 14:45. CVs are accepted during the event and same-day interviews are also possible.
Grano, an ocean-view café situated on Floor C of OIST’s Central Building, will be open from 10:00 to 16:00 to serve lunch and refreshments to event visitors. Please note that payment is accepted only in Japanese yen cash.
No dress code is required. Just drop by and enjoy learning about your future career possibilities at OIST!