Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST; see www.oist.jp) 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.
Ganjuu” is an Okinawan word meaning “Good, well, strong, healthy”. This psychology-led service, aims to support the wellbeing of the whole OIST community, which includes graduate students, staff and their families. The following services are provided:
- Psychological assessment and therapy
- Development and support of initiatives related to wellbeing and community
- Workshops and training related to wellbeing
- Services to teams (team building, mediation, etc.)
- Information, advice and consultation on wellbeing and interpersonal matters
The successful applicant will be joining an established team with a British trained, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, an American trained, bilingual Counsellor and an administrator. Managerially and clinically you will report directly to the Consultant Clinical Psychologist.
Please submit all required application materials by email to:
Or send documents via post mail to:
Recruiting Team, HR Management Section
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
1919-1, Onna, Onna-son, Okinawa 904-0495, Japan