OKINAWA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (OIST)

Research Finance Administrator

Location
Japan (JP)
Posted
05 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time


Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
Research Finance Administrator

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.

Position summary:

The Dean of Research is responsible for overseeing the distribution of core research funding at OIST. She also manages the Research Support Division, which provides technical expertise and common equipment. The Research Finance Administrator reports to the Research Finance Manager who supports the Dean of Research for all budgetary and financial matters including organization of the Resource Allocation Committee (RAC), budget planning, budget request to the government, allocation, monitoring, revision and reporting of budget. There will be additional responsibilities as OIST grows and further develops budgeting processes.

Position:
Research Finance Administrator
Research Support Division
Dean of Research Office

Working Location:

1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Okinawa, Japan 904-0495

Term:

Full-time, fixed term appointment for 2 years. Contract initially with 3 month probationary period (inclusive). This contract may be renewed.  

Working hours:

Flextime (core time 10:00-15:00) 7.5hrs per day (Multiplied by prescribed working days per month)

Compensation:

In accordance with the OIST Employee Compensation Regulations
Annual salary: 3.2 million ~ 6.6 million yen (Job class: Administrative staff II-III, A2-A3)

Benefits:

  • 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:

  • Cover letter in both English and Japanese
  • Curriculum vitae in both English and Japanese

* Please be sure to indicate where you first saw the job advertisement. 

Starting Date:

As early as possible

Application Due Date:

Dec. 15, 2017 (Applications will be screened upon arrival)

Application Address:

Please submit all required application materials by email to:
recruiting@oist.jp

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

* OIST Graduate University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, students and staff. The University strongly encourages women and minority candidates to apply.
* Information provided by applicants or references will be kept confidential, documents will not be returned. All applicants will be notified regarding the status of their applications.
*  Please view our policy for rules on external professional activities (https://groups.oist.jp/acd/information-disclosure/).
* Further details about the University can be viewed on our website (www.oist.jp).

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