JAMSTEC Young Research Fellow 2022

Japan Agency for Marine and Earth-Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) is recruiting personnel for about five JAMSTEC Young Research Fellow (JYRF) positions.

Aim of position: In order to support and encourage talented young researchers who have just obtained Ph.D. to further develop their research theme, JAMSTEC launched the program to foster young researchers in 2014. This program renamed as “JAMSTEC Young Research Fellow (JYRF)” in 2019, has been producing excellent researchers who are active internationally.

JAMSTEC invites young researchers who are expected to play an active role in the international community and who are willing to take on challenging research activities.

Job description: Successful applicants are expected to conduct scientific work independently on research topics of their own choice or to become involved in research already being conducted at JAMSTEC.
Research grants will be provided to successful applicants to facilitate the smooth start-up of their research at JAMSTEC (¥1,000,000 for the first fiscal year and ¥500,000 for each of the second and third years). The successful applicant will also have access to the necessary facilities and equipment in JAMSTEC during the contract period.
Each successful applicant will be assigned a mentor and a sub-mentor.
The mentor and the sub-mentor are responsible for providing advice on the successful applicant’s research progress and support for the all aspects of research life.

[Relevant Research Fields]
Any natural science or engineering field.

Requirements: Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in natural science or engineering field (including applicants expected to obtain a Ph.D. by the effective date of employment.) *Specific dates regarding eligibility are below;

  • Applicants who have already been awarded a Ph.D. on or after August 1, 2016
  • Applicants who are expected to obtain a Ph.D. by September 30, 2022

Learn more and apply: http://www.jamstec.go.jp/e/work_with_us/jobs/details/jinji20210816.html

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