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April 22, 2013

Foreign Postdoctoral Researcher positions now open

RIKEN is now accepting applications from non-Japanese researchers for Foreign Postdoctoral Researcher (FPR) positions starting in 2014.

These positions are for post-doctoral scientists who have demonstrated creative and innovative ideas and who can be expected to achieve broad international recognition in the future.

Successful applicants will benefit from a generous salary and package including commuting and housing allowance.

More information about how to apply is provided on this page and all applicants are invited to carefully read it.

Before applying, applicants are asked to contact the laboratory where they wish to work. Once an agreement has been reached with this laboratory, they can then submit their basic information, using the online form available here.

This form should be submitted by Friday May 31st, 2013.

For more information about RIKEN's programs for Junior scientists, please visit this page.

Comments from young researchers currently working at RIKEN are available here.