31/01/2017

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Japan
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Mobility Incoming
  • DEADLINE DESCRIPTION
    Several calls per year on JSPS side. Overseas nominating authorities have different calls and deadlines
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)

Outline

This program is designed to enable Japanese researchers to invite their foreign colleagues to Japan to participate in cooperative work. The application for the program should be submitted to JSPS through the host institution; or through overseas nominating authorities (Individual applications are not accepted).

What is funded

Research stays and part of research costs of the fellows.

Duration

Standard, and 'Pathway to University Positions': 12-24 months

Short-term: 1-12 months

Eligibility

Fellow Eligibility conditions:

(1) Be a citizen of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan (JSPS treats Taiwanese and Palestinian researchers in this manner).

(2) Hold a doctorate degree when the Fellowship goes into effect, which must have been received within the past 6 years, or be scheduled to receive a doctorate degree before the Fellowship goes into effect.

Host Eligibility conditions:

The host researcher must be a researcher who is employed full-time at a university or research institution

Attachments

jsps_postdoctoral_fy2016_guidelines.pdf (191.07 KB)