Grants and Jobs

PosterTo advance science and technology within the Asia-Pacific and Africa region, it will be necessary to foster talented young researchers having wide perspectives that transcend individual disciplines and lofty values derived from the region’s inherent cultures.

To foster such researchers, HOPE Meetings have been organized by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science since 2008. The title “HOPE” signifies the promise held for young scientists and optimism for a bright science and technology future in the Asia-Pacific and Africa region.

HOPE Meetings give opportunities for excellent doctoral students and young researchers selected from countries/areas in the region to engage in interdisciplinary discussions with Nobel laureates and other distinguished scientists. Their programs include dialogue with distinguished scientists pioneering the frontiers of knowledge; exchanges among the participants themselves, who live under the same roof for one week; and cultural lectures and activities.

PosterIn FY2015, research proposals are invited for 4 CREST Research Areas and 6 PRESTO Research Areas (Term 2)

◆ Scope and Purpose of the Program

This program is offered at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), in cooperation with the NIH’s Fogarty International Center (FIC), and the NIH Office of Intramural Research. It is designed to support meritorious biomedical and behavioral research projects undertaken in NIH laboratories by young Japanese postdoctoral researchers who intend to hold research positions at Japanese universities or other academic institutions or public institutions in Japan in the future.

A postdoctoral position or a technical staff position is available at Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University.

Please refer to the Lab Website.

National Institute of Genetics (NIG) conducts state-of-the-art research using a variety of biospecies and supercomputers, and also carries out graduate education as Department of Genetics at Sokendai

The concept of Sokendai University is "training top-level researchers in excellent research environment with best human resources." NIG offers the best environment for students aiming to become researchers. Please experience our great atmosphere through this guidance event.

RIKEN is now accepting applications for the position of Associate Chief Scientist.
For more details.

About the Associate Chief Scientist Program
The Associate Chief Scientist position is for young researchers who will head their independent laboratories. The position is meant to develop the next generation of leaders in science and technology by encouraging original research undertaken with a long-term perspective. This position enables researchers to make the most of RIKEN's various research facilities inside and outside Japan, and its network of RIKEN laboratories covering a broad range of research fields.

Postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratories of Qinghua Liu at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA and International Institute of Integrative Sleep Medicine (WPI-IIIS), Tsukuba, Japan (Labpage).

Poster In FY2015, research proposals are invited for 9 CREST Research Areas and 8 PRESTO Research Areas (Term 1).

An exciting postdoctoral fellow position is available in the lab of Dr. Jacob Schwartz at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ, to study the role of RNA binding proteins in regulating transcription and DNA damage response.

Postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Kozo Tomita in Biomedical Research Institute at AIST.

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