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JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship (Short-term) for Researchers in the U.S.
University of California in Oakland, California
Date Posted 04/02/2022
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Application Deadline Open until filled

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) awards 60 postdoctoral fellowships for up to a year to US scholars who will research in Japan institutions. Short-term postdoctoral fellowships last from 1 to 12 months. The program is aimed at providing opportunities to young pre- and post-doctoral researchers from the US, Canada, and Europe to conduct, under the guidance of their hosts, cooperative research with leading research groups in universities and other Japanese institutions.

Eligibility & Requirements

Candidates must have earned a master's or higher degree in an eligible country (U.S., Canada, the European Union Countries, Switzerland, Norway, and Russia) and engaged in research at least 3 years at a university or research institution in the U.S. Have to have conducted research continuously for three or more years before application submission. Eligible host institutions include the following: 1) Universities and inter-university research institutes. 2) MEXT-affiliated institutions engaged in research. 3) Colleges of technology. 4) Institutions designated by the Minister of MEXT. A letter of reference/recommendation from the candidate’s academic supervisor. Past research and achievements. List of major publications. Research plan in Japan. Japanese and English language ability. MD holders without a PhD degree are not eligible.

Academic Level

Postdoctoral Scholar.


Humanities. Life Sciences. Physical Sciences. Social Sciences.


Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Last Updated :: 06/15/2015
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