Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Faculty Affairs Office

Fellowship ID:OIST-Faculty Affairs Office-INTERDISCIPLINARYPOSTDOC [#23050, OIST-IPSF]
Fellowship Title: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Scholar Fellowship (IPSF)
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Tancha, Onna-son, Okinawa 904-0495, Japan [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Environmental Science
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Appl Deadline:2022/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/09/30, listed until 2022/11/17)

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Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Scholar Fellowship (IPSF): OIST is accepting applications for the FY2023
The Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Scholar Fellowship (IPSF) program is a new initiative for talented early career researchers from all over the world. The Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to advance researchers' academic careers by conducting full-time interdisciplinary research and training with OIST faculty and respective research units. Prospective Fellows should contact PI's of OIST units that they wish to work with and establish, at some minimum level, feasibility of their research plan before applying.

 [What we are looking for in candidates]
- a Ph.D. and 1-3 years post PhD experience
- Excellent scientific achievements in the area of study
- Ability to conduct independent research under the mentorship of OIST faculty
- Interdisciplinary research project complementary to the research areas pursued by OIST
- Previous work in an international environment is preferred

[What we offer] - Rich interdisciplinary research 
- Rich interdisciplinary research
- International, diverse and inclusive work environment
- Competitive salary, benefits and discretionary research budget
- Ability to select a unit to conduct your research
- Opportunities for professional and career development

- Relocation expenses (to Okinawa), housing and commuting allowances
- Annual paid leave and summer holidays
- Health insurance (Private School Mutual Aid
- Welfare pension insurance (kousei-nenkin)
- Worker’s accident compensation insurance (roudousha-saigai-hoshou-hoken)

 [Application Documents]
1) Cover Letter
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) List of publications – highlighting two relevant and impactful papers
4) Research statement includes:
   - detailed research plan describing new interdisciplinary collaborations plan between two OIST research units
   - how the candidate’s project will complement OIST research programs
   - explanation how the candidate will benefit from the Fellowship
   - research budget specifications
5) Letters of support from two OIST Principal Investigators with clearly outlined and measurable research and mentorship responsibilities towards the Fellow
6) Three Letters of Recommendation Potential Host Units: The list of OIST faculty members can be found here:
[Selection process]
Fall - The applications are submitted, evaluated and interviewed
Late Fall - Offers are made to the selected candidates
Spring and Fall - the Fellows arrive at OIST

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Applications received by November 15th 2022 are guaranteed full consideration.

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Contact: Dr Jonas Fischer
Email: email
Postal Mail:
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Kunigami-gun
Okinawa, Japan 904-0495
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