Deadline: 15 July 2016
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is seeking applications for its MINERVA Fellowship Programme 2016 in order to support its research and policy analysis of EU-Japan economic and industrial issues.
The Research Fellow will undertake research work on a selected priority topic of the Centre, which should result in a consistent policy report (70-100 pages), to be owned by the Centre.
- The fellowship is worth 2000 EUR/month (paid in JPY) and covers a period of 6 months:
- The fellowship is expected to cover basic daily expenses and accommodation in Tokyo. A Research Fellow selected from outside Japan, will receive an additional travel subsidy of up to 1000 EUR.
- Insurance: the Research Fellow shall take out a personal insurance policy for the whole duration of the Fellowship to cover:
- Candidates must be citizens of an EU Member-State or a COSME Third Country or Japan. They must be professionals (trade and economic analysts, academics, scientists, civil servants) with a proven interest in EU-Japan cooperation from multiple perspectives (trade/market access, industrial policy issues, R&D, etc…).
- EU / COSME or Japanese citizenship, university degree, strong interest and motivation in Japan and EU-Japan relations.
- The following elements will constitute an advantage in the selection process: previous professional experience with Japan, an already advanced study/research on one of the priority topics, Japanese language abilities.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit required documents, CV, Covering Letter, Research Topic-Research Plan (1-2 A4 pages) via given website.
Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYROM, Iceland, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK.
For more information, please visit Fellowship Programme 2016.