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Visiting Research Scholar (Team Research Organizer) (2008-2009)

International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Kyoto, Japan)

Website

http://www.nichibun.ac.jp/number/number_1_e.html

Program Summary

The International Research Center for Japanese Studies is one of the constituent institutions of the National Institutes for the Humanities, which was established as an Inter-University Research Institute Corporation under a law effective April 2004. Founded in May 1987 as an inter-university research institute of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, this Center seeks to promote comprehensive, international, and interdisciplinary research on Japanese culture, and to foster cooperation among researchers in Japanese studies worldwide. In order to broaden and deepen research on Japanese culture, and bring together researchers in a variety of specialized fields, the Center has adopted the format of the “team research project”(kyodo kenkyu).
The Center is seeking a visiting research scholar to plan and organize a one-year team research project starting from the Japanese academic year 2008 (April)-2009 (March) focusing on some imaginative and significant research theme.

Eligibility

Researchers under 65 years old as of 1st April 2008 with a non-Japanese citizenship who are attached to a university or other research institution, or those whom the Director deems to have equivalent qualifications.

Stipend

As a visiting research scholar, the project organizer will be paid a monthly stipend each month roughly equivalent to that of Center faculty of similar age and experience.

Deadline

The application form and copies of publications should reach the Center by January 16, 2006.

Application

Applicants should submit the following:

Completed application forms, with a list of prospective participants
All project participants must reside in Japan. The list should include at least one faculty member from the Center. (See the accompanying list of faculty.)

Sample of Work
Copies of up to three major publications by the applicant relevant to the proposed project. Submitted materials will not be returned.

Deadline for Applications
The application form and copies of publications should reach the Center by January 16, 2005.

Applications should be sent to:
International Research Center for Japanese Studies
3-2 Oeyama-cho, Goryo
Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 610-1192
Japan
Tel: +81-75-335-2044(direct)
Fax: +81-75-335-2092
For clarification regarding the preparation of the application form, please inquire by letter or fax.

For clarification regarding the preparation of the application form, please inquire by letter or fax. You can also download the application form from http://www.nichibun.ac.jp/number/number_1_e.html

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