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Academic Staff Position Openings

Below you will find links to schools and research facilities of Osaka University.

On the other hand, the Japanese version of this page has direct links to pages (in Japanese) with information about position openings. Please make use of the Japanese version of this page for perusing such. That is, the openings are invariably for qualified persons with native-level competence in Japanese.

Graduate School, School

Graduate School of Letters, School of Letters

Graduate School of Human Sciences, School of Human Sciences

Graduate School of Economics, School of Economics

Graduate School of Science, School of Science
Graduate School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
Graduate School of Medicine, Division of Health Sciences
Graduate School of Dentistry, School of Dentistry

Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Graduate School of Engineering, School of Engineering

Graduate School of Engineering Science, School of Engineering Science  

Independent Graduate Schools
Graduate School of Language and Culture (Language and Culture)
Graduate School of Language and Culture (Language and Society)
Osaka School of International Public Policy

Graduate School of Information Science and Technology

Associate Professor (Application deadline: October 6, 2017)

Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences
Research Institutes

Research Institute for Microbial Diseases

Specially Appointed Assistant Professor (Position opening terminates when suitable candidate found.)

Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research

Specially Appointed Assistant Professor (Application deadline: October 31, 2017) Opening terminates with selection of appropriate candidate.

Professor or Associate Professor (Application deadline: 17:00, September 25, 2017)

Specially Appointed Assistant Professor (Application deadline: September 22, 2017)

Assistant Professor (Application deadline: November 17, 2017)

Institute for Protein Research
Institute of Social and Economic Research

Joining and Welding Research Institute

Professor (Application deadline: September 29, 2017)

Institute of Laser Engineering
National Joint-Use Facilities

Cybermedia Center

Lecturer (Application deadline: September 29, 2017) Opening terminates with selection of appropriate candidate.

Research Center for Nuclear Physics 


Joint-use Facilities

Center for International Education and Exchange

Health and Counseling Center
Center for Mathematical Modeling and Data Science
Center for Scientific Instrument Renovation and Manufacturing Support
International Center for Biotechnology
Research Center for Solar Energy Chemistry

Research Center for Ultra-High Voltage Electron Microscopy Osaka University

Center for Japanese Language and Culture

Radioisotope Research Center
The Museum of Osaka University

Institute for NanoScience Design

Low Temperature Center

Research Center for Environmental Preservation

International Advanced Research Institute 

Immunology Frontier Research Center

Specially Appointed Assistant Professor (Opening terminates with selection of appropriate candidate.)

Specially Appointed Assistant Professor (Opening terminates with selection of appropriate candidate.)

Office for the Proper Usage of Research Grants
Office for Industry-University Co-Creation
Office for Information and Communications Technology Services
Tekijuku Commemoration Center

Kaitokudo for the 21st Century

Office of Management and Planning

Research Management and Administration Section

URA -- Specially Appointed Academic Policy Researcher

IR Section -- Associate Professor (Application deadline: October 13, 2017)

International College

Institute for Academic Initiatives (IAI)

Center for Education in Liberal Arts and Sciences (CELAS)

Professor (Application deadline: Friday, September 29, 2017)

Center for the Study of Co✻ Design

Archive Repository Preparation Office

Harassment Counseling Office

Center for the Study of Higher Education and Global Admissions (CHEGA)

Department of Research and Industry Collaboration
Institute for Datability Science

Specially Appointed Associate Professor, Specially Appointed Lecturer, or Specially Appointed Assistant Professor (Application deadline: October 20, 2017)

Open and Transdisciplinary Research Initiatives

Gender Equality Promotion/University-Community Office

Creative Unit

For specific information regarding an opening, please contact the office mentioned in the notice regarding that particular opening.
More general types of inquiries may be directed to the office below:

Employment Office, Personnel Division
Department of General Affairs
Osaka University
1-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565-0871 Japan

Email: soumu-jinji-ninyou(at) To use this email address, please replace (at) with @.

Downloading the various forms

Please check to see which documents you need for a particular opening. Other than the form for a personal resumé (CV) available in stationery stores in Japan, the following documents can be downloaded for use here.

Resume for Applications (Excel format Excel mini icon) or (PDF)
Detailed Resume for Employment Procedures (CV) (Excel format Excel mini icon) or (PDF) Example resume

Instructions for completing resume

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