Research Fellowship (Postdoc) Program 2020 in Japan : Researchersjob

Designation/Position- Research Fellowship Program 2020

The Matsumae International Foundation, Tokyo, Japan invites application for Research Fellowship Program 2020 from eligible and interested candidates

About- The Matsumae International Foundation (MIF) is a nongovernmental organization whose Fund is solely based on donations from many Japanese people who have responded with goodwill to Dr. Shigeyoshi MATSUMAE’s call. While many donations have been kindly offered by corporations and groups, most of the donors are individuals who are sympathetic with the Founder’s ideals, and maintain contributions to the Fund from their limited incomes. Research Fellowship (Postdoc) Program 2020

Successful applicants are urged to seriously consider and understand the goodwill of those persons, and ensure that the provided fellowships are utilized effectively

Research/Job Area- Natural science, engineering and medicine are considered with first priorities

Location- The Matsumae International Foundation, Tokyo, Japan

Applicants are free to select host institutions (university research laboratories, national research institutions or the corresponding facilities of private industry)

Eligibility/Qualification– Applicants of non-Japanese nationality who meet all of the following eligibility requirements are invited to submit the required application documents.

  1. Applicants must obtain a Letter of Invitation from host institutions in Japan.
  2. Applicants must hold a PH.D. (Doctorate) degree, or be recognized by MIF as possessing equivalent academic qualifications.
  3. Applicants must be at the age of 49 years old or younger at the time when documents are submitted.
  4. Applicants must have sufficient abilities in the English or Japanese languages.
  5. Applicants should not have past or current experiences of staying in Japan. (Except for short-term stay. E.g. sightseeing, conferences)
  6. Applicants should be in employment in their home countries, and must return to their countries upon completion of their MIF fellowship tenure.

Job/Position Description-  Upon the concept of the founder of the Matsumae International Foundation (MIF), “Towards A Greater Understanding of Japan and a Lasting World Peace”, MIF has started the Research Fellowship Program in 1980.

“2020 Research Fellowship Program” has been officially released. The deadline of application is 17:00 on July 31st, 2019(Japan Standard Time).

Stipend for research and stay, Insurance, Air transportation (a round-trip air ticket to/from Tokyo) and Lump sum on arrival
Period & Number of Fellowships:
For a period of from three to six months; the number of fellowships is about 20 persons each year.

How to Apply- 

Applicants should obtain the current issue of the Fellowship Announcement from MIF. Or download the announcement from the MIF’s website and print out the Application Form in PDF-format or MS Word file.

MIF cannot entertain requests for waivers of the eligibility requirements and other conditions, listed in the Fellowship Announcement, and will not accommodate such requests.

Application must be submitted from the applicant’s home country. MIF accepts those submitted by POST. Those applications submitted electronically or via facsimile will be unacceptable.

Application Documents

#1. Application Form

#2. The Research Project

#3. A reprint of the most significant publication by the applicant

#4. Personal History (Curriculum Vitae)

#5. A letter of recommendation by the applicant’s employer, printed out on the home institution’s letter head

#6. Certified copies for all the academic certificates/diplomas (for Ph.D., MA/MS/MD, BA/BS) issued by the relevant institutions

#7. A letter of invitation signed by the professor/scholar-in-charge at the host institution, printed out on the host institution’s letter head

Please send the documents to the following mailing address

The Matsumae International Foundation

4-14-46, Kamiogi, Suginami-ku, Tokyo, 167-0043 JAPAN Tel : + 81-3-3301-7600

For Contact- E-mail:  [email protected]

Last Date for Apply– 31 July 2019

See Position Details-

Official Website-

How to write an attractive research proposal?

How to Write an Effective Cover Letter – Prepare Yourself

6 golden tips for finding successful postdoctoral opportunities

DST Postdoctoral Fellowships by DST, Government of India

Some Effective Tool to Improve Your Research Writing Skill

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here