Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is the leading research funding agency in Japan, established by the Japanese Government for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science. The Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers (Long Term) 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 12-24 months.
Eligible applicants should be citizens of the UK or EU and need to have finished their PhD at a UK university or research institution at the time of applying to start their fellowship in Japan or have obtained their PhD after the stipulated date.
Eligible research fields are limited to natural sciences, including physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering science, agricultural and medical research (non-clinical only), scientific aspects of archaeology, geography, experimental psychology and the history of science.
Applications for this fellowship should be submitted to The Royal Society; visit https://royalsociety.org/grants/schemes/jsps-postdoctoral/ for more information.