Mechanical Engineer

Japan (JP)
13 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

Mechanical Engineer

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST; see 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 50 countries represented. OIST rapidly is gaining recognition in the worldwide academic community as a model for excellence in education and research.

Position Summary

The Mechanical Engineering & Microfabrication Support Section seeks a highly motivated individual who will expand our machine shop capability for mechanical instrumentation. The candidate will have substantial experience in machine shop management, have a wide range of mechanical engineering knowledge in academic and research settings, and professional skill in technical communication. Prior business experience with vendors and contract manufacturers will be highly beneficial for this position.

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Recruiting Team, HR Management Section
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
1919-1, Onna, Onna-son, Okinawa 904-0495, Japan