The JSPS–UNU (United Nations University and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science),Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme.
28th February 2018
Research proposals for JSPS–UNU Postdoctoral Fellowships should relate clearly to one of the research areas of UNU-IAS listed below, and also aim to be policy-relevant. The following research projects at UNU-IAS are accepting applications for JSPS–UNU Postdoctoral Fellows:
-Global Change and Resilience
-Governance for Sustainable Development
-Education for Sustainable Development in Africa
-Water for Sustainable Development (new project)
-Applicants must be citizens of countries that have diplomatic relations with Japan.
-Japanese nationals are not eligible, nor are those of dual nationality if one is Japanese. Also, those who have permanent residency in Japan are not eligible. Applicants must hold a doctorate received on or after 2 April 2012 (i.e., the degree must have been received within six years prior to 1 April 2018), when the fellowship begins or be scheduled to receive doctorate before the fellowship begins.
-Japanese nationals are not eligible, nor are those of dual nationality if one is Japanese. Also, those who have permanent residency in Japan are not eligible.
-Those who have been previously awarded a Standard or Pathway Fellowship under the JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan scheme are not eligible.
-Applicants with at least 10 months research and/or professional experience are especially encouraged to apply.