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13 Dec 2017 2018 Master’s and Doctoral Programmes at UNU-IAS in Tokyo

2018 Master’s and Doctoral Programmes at UNU-IAS in Tokyo

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) is now accepting applications for September 2018 admission to our postgraduate degree programmes: the Master of Science in Sustainability and the PhD in Sustainability Science. The application deadlines are 28 February 2018 for the master’s programme, and 27 April 2018 for the doctoral programme. Both programmes start in September 2018.


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23 Aug 2017 Open Faculty Positions at OIST in Okinawa, Japan

The following open postions for faculty members at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University.

Chemistry: All areas of chemistry, including chemical biology,
synthetic organic/inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, and materials chemistry.

Computer Science: All areas of computer science, including machine learning,
AI, robotics, algorithms, theory, software engineering, graphics, and visualization.

Cell Biology: All areas of cell biology, including cellular signaling, structural biology,
stem cell biology, developmental biology, immunology, neurobiology,
and the biology of cancer and other disease states at the cellular and molecular levels.

For more information, please visit the university's website:

19 Jan 2016 FY2016 JSPS London BRIDGE Fellowship Call for Applications


Closing date: Monday 22nd February 2016
Visit start period: Between July 2016 to the end of March 2017


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17 Jul 2015 FY2016 Call for JSPS Core-to-Core Projects

Applications to JSPS Tokyo  
Duration of Project: April 2016 - March 2021 (Max. 5 years)
Application Period: 4 September 2015 - 6 October 2015

Application Procedure

02 Jul 2015 FY2016 Call: JSPS Pathway to University Positions in Japan Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Application Deadline: Friday 4th September 2015

Fellowships must start between 1 April to 30 November 2016

Pathway to University Positions in Japan Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers provides the opportunity for researchers based outside of Japan to conduct collaborative research activities with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and research institutions. JSPS will fund the initial 12 to 24 months of the visit and the fellowship thereafter is designed to lead to full-time employment at the host institution. Eligible applicants need to be within 10 years of finishing their PhD. Eligible research fields are not limited.

*Please send applications to JSPS Tokyo via a host institution

Application Guidelines and Form

30 Apr 2015 FY2015 Call for Strategic International Networks Programme

The full title of this programme is:

Programme for Advancing Strategic International Networks to Accelerate the Circulation of Talented Researchers 

Applications should be made to JSPS Tokyo  
Duration of Project: FY2015 to FY2017 (max. 3 years)
Application Period: 11 to 13 May 2015

Application Procedure

19 Mar 2015 The JSPS London Call for the Pre/Post-doctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers (Short Term)

Applications to JSPS London

Fellowship Start Period: 1 November 2015 to 31 March 2016

Closing Date: 1 June 2015

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28 Jan 2015 FY2015 JSPS London BRIDGE Fellowship Call for Applications


Closing date: Thursday 26th February 2015
Visit start period: Between July 2015 to the end of March 2016


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13 Jan 2015 FY2015 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship (Long Term) Call

2015 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship (Long Term) 

For a 12 to 24 month research visit to Japan.

Eligibilty is limited to the natural sciences and UK and EU citizens.

Fellowships should start between 1 September to 30 November 2015.

Applications should be sent to the Royal Society

Deadline: Monday 16th February 2015

25 Nov 2014 2015 JSPS Summer Programme

Application Deadline: Thursday 15th January 2015

Fellowship to take place during fixed period: 9 June to 19 August 2015

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