JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme | POGO

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme

A call for applications for the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) London Postdoctoral Fellowship (Short-Term Award) has been announced for the 2012 fiscal year. The JSPS London Postdoctoral Fellowship (Short Term Award) provides the opportunity for pre and postdoctoral UK researchers and European and North American researchers based in the UK to conduct collaborative research activities with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Institutions for visits of 1 to 12 months. 


JSPS is the leading research funding agency in Japan, established by the Japanese Government for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science. JSPS London plays a key role in the administration of various scientific and academic programmes, whilst expanding bilateral exchange between Japan and the UK.


Eligible research fields are not limited: computer, engineering, health, biological, life, natural and physical sciences, mathematics, humanities and social sciences etc.

Applications are to be sent to JSPS London by 17:30 Thursday 1 December, 2011. Successful applicants are asked to start their fellowship between 1 May 2012 to 31 March 2013.

Application guidelines and documents are available here:  http://www.jsps.org/funding/fellow_short.html. For further information please contact the JSPS London Office on 020-7255-4660 or by e-mail to: short-termaward{at}jsps.org.

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