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JAMSTEC Young Research Fellow

Aim of the Position

JAMSTEC wants to help talented young researchers who have completed promising Ph.D. theses to develop their scientific excellence. For this purpose, JAMSTEC has established "JAMSTEC Young Research Fellow". Research grants will be provided to successful applicants to facilitate the smooth start-up of their research at JAMSTEC (¥1,000,000 for the first fiscal year and ¥500,000 for each of the second and third years). The successful applicant will also have access to the necessary facilities and equipment at JAMSTEC during the contract period.

Job Description

Successful applicants are expected to conduct scientific work independently on research topics of their own choice or to become involved in research already being conducted at JAMSTEC. The successful applicant will also have access to the necessary facilities and equipment at JAMSTEC during the contract period.
A mentor will be assigned to each JAMSTEC Young Research Fellow and will facilitate his/her research activities and evaluate their research progress each year.

Requirements

Applicants are required to have been awarded or expect to have obtained a Ph.D. in a related field by the date of employment. In addition, no more than 5 years may have passed between the last day of the fiscal year in which the applicants obtained a Ph.D. and the date of employment (i.e., applicants who earned a Ph.D. after April 2014 are eligible.)
* Persons of any nationality and either gender are encouraged to apply.

Interview

Gerald Auer, Dr.
Recipient of JAMSTEC Young Research Fellow 2017-2020

Dr. Takashi Toyofuku, Director of Marine Science and Technology Strategy Department has a conversation with Dr. Gerald Auer, one of the Young Research Fellows in JAMSTEC.