JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (Short-Term) for North American and European Researchers

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Deadline   4/17/2016
April deadline is the second recruitment.

Description   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.  
Award Amount   Maintenance allowance of 362,000 Yen a month, plus a settling-in allowance of 200,000 Yen. Award includes a round-trip air ticket and insurance. 
Disciplines   Humanities. Life Sciences. Physical Sciences. Social Sciences.  
Academic Level   Postdoctoral Scholar.  
Citizenship   Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of an eligible country. 
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.  
Award Type   Fellowship/Grant 
Contact   JSPS Washington Office 2001 L Street NW, Suite 1050 Washington, DC 20036 (202) 659-8190

Last Updated   6/15/2015 11:28:00 AM 
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