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Call for Application for ArCS II International Early Career Researchers Program for 2022

Purpose

As a priority program of the Arctic Challenge for Sustainability II (ArCS II) project, this call for applications invites a wide range of early career researchers from the Arctic and non-Arctic countries who are engaged in Arctic research, and supports their research by employing or accepting them at universities and research institutions in Japan. At the same time, this project aims to revitalize mutual exchange between Arctic researchers in Japan and early career researchers overseas and to strengthen the cooperative system for international joint research.

Activities to be conducted

The International Early Career Researchers will belong to a university or a research institution in Japan and be engaged in Arctic research under the guidance of the Host Researcher. This program is designed to help International Early Career Researchers develop their careers as researchers specializing in Arctic studies and expects them, in the future, to act as a liaison with their Host Institution by having them participate in working-level meetings and research meetings.

  • The International Early Career Researcher is required to prepare an application form in cooperation with the Host Researcher and submit a letter of consent (by the Candidate) to apply for Call for Application for ArCS II International Early Career Researchers Program ; a letter of recommendation (any format); and a copy of the transcript of the doctoral or the certificate of the degree.
  • If the applicant is selected for this program, he/she will be employed or accepted by the Host Institution and will be engaged in joint research with the Host Researcher in Japan. The applicant is requested to fully discuss his/her employment or other terms and conditions and reach a mutual agreement on them with the Host Researcher and the Host Institution before applying for this program.
  • The payment of salaries and expenses including the accommodation expenses will be executed by the Host Institution.

Deadline for the submission of application for the Program

The application documents must arrive by noon, Monday, June 20, 2022 (Japan standard time)

*In this call, the application must be filed by the Host Researcher.
*For the latest information about entering into Japan, please visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan website:
 https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page4e_001053.html

Referral of a Host Researcher [CLOSED]

The program of the Call for Application for ArCS II International Early Career Researchers, if necessary, refers a Host Researcher in Japan to an International Early Career Researcher. An International Early Career Researcher who wishes to have a Host Researcher referred to him/her shall submit the application document by the deadline, referring to “Referral of a Host Researcher.”

Deadline for the submission of application for the Referral of a Host researcher

The application documents must arrive by noon, Friday, May 13, 2022 (Japan standard time) *Closed*

*Please note that the deadline of this system differs from the deadline of the application for the Call for Application for ArCS II International Early Career Researchers Program.

Application documents

‐ Application form
‐ Resume (any format)
*This system is open to applications from International Early Career Researchers.

Note

This referral system seeks to refer a Host Researcher to the applicant based on the assumption that he/she will apply for the ArCS II International Early Career Researchers program. However, this system does not guarantee that a Host Researcher will be secured or that the applicant will be selected for the program.

Administration in charge of this Program

Arctic Environment Research Center
National Institute of Polar Research
10-3, Midori-Cho, Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo 190-8518, Japan
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