22/08/2016

JSPS–UNU Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    JSPS–UNU
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Japan
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Mobility Incoming
  • DEADLINE DESCRIPTION
    29 February in 2016
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)

Outline

Jointly organized by the United Nations University (UNU-IAS, based in Tokyo) and the JSPS, this programme is designed to provide highly qualified young researchers with the opportunity to conduct advanced research in the UNU areas of interest: Ecosystem Services Assessment, Governance for Sustainable Development, Water and Urban Initiative, Satoyama Initiative, Peace and Security Policies at the UN, or Post-2015 UN Development Framework.

UNU will assist in securing acceptance from host researchers for short-listed candidates.

What is funded

Fellowships are awarded for a period of 24 months and feature among other advantages, a monthly stipend of JPY 362,000 (EUR 2,600).

Duration

2 years

Eligibility

Japanese nationals are not eligible.

This fellowship is aimed at candidates who have completed their PhD degrees in the past six years and also have professional and/or research experience.

Disclaimer:

The responsibility for the funding offers published on this website, including the funding description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.