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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

Professor (Application deadline: August 6, 2018)

Graduate School of Economics, School of Economics

Graduate School of Science, School of Science

Graduate School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine

Professor (Academic Clinical Research Center) (Application deadline: July 31, 2018)

Professor (Medical Center for Translational and Clinical Research) (Application deadline: July 31, 2018)

Professor (Department of Organ Regulation Medicine) (Application deadline: August 31, 2018)

Professor (General Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery) (Application deadline: August 31, 2018)

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

Specially Appointed Assistant Professor (Application deadline: July 31, 2018) (Opening terminates with selection of appropriate candidate.)

Associate Professor (Application deadline: July 17, 2018)

Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences
Research Institutes

Research Institute for Microbial Diseases

Professor (Application deadline: August 31, 2018)

Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research

Professor (Application deadline: August 31, 2018)

Institute for Protein Research
Institute of Social and Economic Research

Joining and Welding Research Institute


Assistant Professor (Application deadline: September 28, 2018)

Institute of Laser Engineering

National Joint-Use Facilities

Cybermedia Center

Research Center for Nuclear Physics 


Joint-use Facilities

Center for International Education and Exchange

Specially Appointed Associate Professor (Full Time), or Specially Appointed

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

Specially Appointed Associate Professor or Specially Appointed Assistant Professor (deadline: August 8, 2018)

Specially Appointed Assistant Professor (deadline: August 8, 2018)

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.)

Office for the Proper Usage of Research Grants

Co-Creation Bureau

Office for Community-University Co-Creation

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

Management and Planning Divisio  

URA Division -- Specially Appointed Policy Researcher (Opening terminates with selection of appropriate candidate.)

International College

Institute for Academic Initiatives (IAI)

Center for Education in Liberal Arts and Sciences (CELAS)

Professor (deadline: August 20, 2018)

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

Open and Transdisciplinary Research Initiatives

Institute for Radiation Sciences

Gender Equality Promotion/University-Community Office

Creative Unit

Global Initiative Center

Specially Appointed Professor (Application deadline: 12:00 noon, June 26, 2018)

Multilingual Education Center

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)

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