CfA: Kyoto University – The Hakubi Project (Global Type)

Date of event:   04/02/2020 − 04/02/2020

Deadline: 13:00 (Japan time), Thursday, February 4, 2020
Kyoto University, The Hakubi Project (Global Type)

The Hakubi Project to Foster and Support Young Researchers was launched by Kyoto University in 2009. Through the program, the University employs promising young researchers from around the world as program-specific faculty members, providing support for their research activities with aim of cultivating visionary researchers who will pioneer new paths in their respective fields.
Since 2015, the project provides two types of appointments: Global Type and Tenure-track Type. The Tenure-track Type is a part of the Leading Initiative for Excellent Young Researchers (LEADER) subsidized by the Government of Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).

This Call for Applications is for the Global Type of appointment. Detailed information of the Tenure-track Type will be announced on the website of the Hakubi Center for Advanced Research at a later date.

Research Field: Research projects in all fields of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences are welcome.

Eligibility: Researchers with a doctoral degree (or equivalent research abilities) are eligible. All nationalities are welcome. Those who have previously been employed as “Hakubi researcher” through the Hakubi Project to Foster and Support Young Researchers are not eligible. Around 10 applicants will be appointed.

For more information please visit the website [here].