JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers (Long Term)

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Job Type: Postdoc

Application Deadline: February 16, 2015

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is the leading research funding agency in Japan, established by the Japanese Government for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science. Our Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers (Long Term) provides the opportunity for researchers based outside of Japan to conduct collaborative research activities with leading research groups at Japanese universities and research institutions for visits of between 12 to 24 months.

Eligible applicants should be citizens of the UK or EU and need to have finished their PhD at a UK university or research institution at the time of applying to start their fellowship in Japan or have obtained their PhD after 2nd April 2009.

Eligible research fields are limited to natural sciences, including physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering science, agricultural and medical research (non-clinical only), scientific aspects of archaeology, geography, experimental psychology and the history of science.

Fellowships must be started between 1st September to 30th November 2015.

Applications for this fellowship should be submitted to The Royal Society as our nominating authority. Please visit this web page for further information:  https://royalsociety.org/grants/schemes/jsps-postdoctoral/.

Posted: January 14, 2015