Position ID: OISTTopology-VISITING [#12027]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher or Scientist
Position Location: Onna, Okinawa, Japan [map]
Subject Area: Geometry and Topology of Manifolds
Application Deadline: (posted 2018/06/06, listed until 2018/12/30)
Position Description:    

OIST Geometry and Topology of Manifolds group invites applications for two visiting postdoctoral researcher or scientist positions in low-dimensional geometry and topology. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in mathematics and work in the respective field. A position will have the term of 6 to 12 months taken between August 2018 and August 2019, with a flexible starting date. It may be taken while on leave or sabbatical from another university. No teaching duties come with the positions, but the researchers are expected to be in residence most of the time. Further details about the group can be found at https://groups.oist.jp/manifolds . The offer includes salary, health insurance, housing and relocation allowances, subsidized on-campus daycare, and extensive administrative support with all the details of the relocation.

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) is a research institution with a Ph.D. program and is beautifully situated on the tropical island of Okinawa, Japan. Outstanding graduate students and faculty are being attracted internationally. OIST is an institution with no departments, aiming to eliminate barriers between people working in different fields. It provides a family-friendly working environment including the multilingual Child Development Center and has proactive policies designed to promote a culture of diversity. OIST is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer. Further details about the institute can be found at https://www.oist.jp/.

Applicants should submit a CV including the list of publications and a brief research description. For postdoc positions, finalists might be asked to submit 3 reference letters. Please apply by sending your application materials to oist.manifolds@gmail.com. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Anastasiia Tsvietkova and/or to oist.manifolds@gmail.com.

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Contact: Anastasiia Tsvietkova
Postal Mail:
Geometry and Topology of Manifolds Unit
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Kunigami-gun
Okinawa, Japan 904-0495
Web Page: https://groups.oist.jp/manifolds

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