ORGANISATION NAMEJapanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
FUNDING TYPEMobility Outgoing
DEADLINE DESCRIPTION9 May in 2016
RESEARCH FIELDFormal sciencesHumanitiesNatural sciencesProfessions and applied sciencesSocial sciences
CAREER STAGERecognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
To foster highly capable researchers with wide international perspectives, this fellowship gives excellent young Japanese researchers an opportunity to carry out long-term research at an overseas university or research institution.
Under its policy for bilateral relations with funding agencies in other countries, the JSPS provides each year opportunities for young researchers to perform postdoctoral research stays abroad.
In 2016, the possible destination countries were Finland and Norway.
What is funded
The programme covers travel fees and monthly allowance for a duration of 2 years.
To be eligible, a candidate must satisfy one of the following two requirements:
Ⅰ: Postdoctoral researcher employed as full-time researcher in a Japanese university, research institution, or national laboratory.
Ⅱ: Postdoctoral researcher who aspires to an above-listed fulltime research position.
The candidates must have received a doctoral degree within 5 year as of April of the year following the year of the call, and must be a citizen of Japan; or if a foreign national, must have permanent resident status in Japan.
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.