Programs for Junior Scientists

RIKEN strives to provide the best and most exciting opportunities for young scientists in the crucially important early stages of their career. One manifestation of this support comes in the form of RIKEN-funded short and long-term programs for those wishing to join RIKEN in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, medical science or engineering.

Special Postdoctoral Researchers
For Japanese and non-Japanese postdoctoral fellows.
Foreign Postdoctoral Researchers
For non-Japanese postdoctoral fellows.
Junior Research Associate
For Japanese and non-Japanese students enrolled at Japanese universities.
International Program Associate
For non-Japanese students enrolled at Japanese or non-Japanese universities.