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. Disciplines
Humanities. Life Sciences. Physical Sciences. Social Sciences. Agency
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Last Updated :: 06/15/2015
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