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2021 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Call

15 January 2021

Application Deadline: 15:00, Wednesday 10th March 2021

Fellowships are expected to commence between 1 September 2021 – 30 November 2021.

*There may be an extension to this visit period depending on the state of the COVID pandemic at that time which could restrict international travel.

This fellowship provides the opportunity for researchers based outside of Japan to conduct collaborative research activities with leading research groups at Japanese universities and research institutions for visits of between 12 to 24 months.

Eligible applicants should be a UK resident and currently based at a UK university or research institution. The applicant needs to have finished their PhD at the time of applying to start their fellowship in Japan or have obtained their PhD on or after 2nd April 2015.

Eligible research fields must be within the remit of natural sciences, which includes but is not limited to biological research, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics.

Applications for this fellowship should be submitted to The Royal Society as our nominating authority. Please visit this web page for further information: