If you have difficulty obtaining required documents for application, please send an Email or facsimile to request the documents.
International Affairs Subsection, Planning and Collaboration Section, RIHN
Applicants are evaluated according to the following criteria:
Applicants need to develop plans for research and activities during the stay at RIHN with a provisional host. A list of potential RIHN hosts is shown below.If you would like to contact a potential host you have not interacted with before, please send an email to . Your email will be sent forwarded to a provisional host researcher.
|ISHIKAWA, Satoshi||Professor||Conservation Ecology・Global Fisheries Science|
|NAKATSUKA, Takeshi||Professor||Biogeochemistry ・Paleoclimatology|
|SATO, Tetsu||Professor||Local Environmental Studies ・Sustainability Science|
|TANAKA, Ueru||Professor||Agricultural Studies|
|SUGIHARA, Kaoru||Specially Appointed Professor||Economic History ・Environmental History|
|ENDO, Aiko||Associate Professor||Marine and Coastal Policy・Fishery Economics|
|KIKUCHI, Naoki||Associate Professor||Environmental Sociology|
|MCGREEVY, Steven Robert||Associate Professor||Environmental Sociology|
|OKUDA, Noboru||Associate Professor||Ecological Science|
|ABE, Ken-ichi||Professor||Ecological Anthropology|
|MALLEE, Hein||Professor||Social Science|
|SEKINO, Tatsuki||Professor||Information Science|
|TAYASU, Ichiro||Professor||Isotope Ecology・Isotope Environmental Science|
|ISHII, Reiichiro||Associate Professor||Theoretical Ecology|
|KONDO, Yasuhisa||Associate Professor||Archaeological Informatics・GIS・Open Science|
|KUMAZAWA, Terukazu||Associate Professor||Environmental Planning Regional Informatics|
|NILES, Daniel Ely||Associate Professor||Geography|
|ONISHI, Yuko||Assistant Professor||Environmental Science|
|SHIN, Kicheol||Assistant Professor||Petrology・Geochemistry・Isotope Geology|
|TAKESHIMA, Hirohiko||Specially Appointed Assistant Professor||Molecular Ecology ・Evolutionary Genetics・Fisheries Science|
The research period ranges from 2 months up to 3 and 1/2 months, within the fiscal year 2016 (December 16, 2016-March 31, 2017).
Visiting Research Fellows are expected to engage in the following activities:
Visiting Research Fellows are also required to:
RIHN covers expenses for accommodation at the RIHN House and basic daily allowances during the Fellows’ research period according to RIHN Regulations. The amount is 237,000 JPY (for 30days of stay)
Note: It is reduced to 90 % (after 30 days of stay) and 80 % (after 60 days of stay) of the amount stated above.
Travel expense for one round trip ticket between home institution and RIHN is reimbursed.
A research support allowance (150,000JPY) is available to cover cooperative research-related expenses.
The RIHN House is available for accommodation.
The rent for a single room is approximately 50,000JPY per month, which Maintenance Allowance covers. (The rent is subject to change.)
The same system for RIHN researchers is applied.
(The system is discretionary labor system, which establishes a de facto total of working hours in advance, for which researchers are then paid regardless of the actual number of hours worked. At RIHN, the de facto total of working hours is 7 hours and 45mins per day, 38hours and 45mins per week.)
All application documents must be submitted by email no later than Monday, August 31 Friday, September 30 2016.
1. Major field of research, degree(s) and dates received; 2. Employment history; 3. List of major publications and whether refereed.
Selection of Visiting Research Fellows takes place from October to November. The International Affairs Subsection will notify the result of selection to every applicant in November 2016 following the selection meetings.
Please note that inquiries about the selection results or about the method of selection and details of the selection process should not be made.
|July-September, 2016||● Application period
Distribution of the application forms and related guidelines to potential applicants
|September 30, 2016 (Friday)||● Deadline for applications (applications must be delivered to the International Affairs Subsection, RIHN, no later than this date.)|
|September, 2016||● Notification of receipt of applications will be sent to every applicant by email|
|October-November, 2016||● Review and selection
RIHN examines the applications and relevant documents and selects the Visiting Research Fellows at the selection meeting
|November, 2016||● The International Affairs Subsection will notify the result to every applicant.
The RIHN cannot respond to inquiries about the selection until notification.
|From November, 2016||● Visiting Research Fellows will receive detailed information about the relevant procedures from the International Affairs Subsection.
(Arrangements for coming to Japan start immediately after the selection result is delivered.)
|From December 16, 2016||● Visiting Research Fellows come to Japan to start their research.|
International Affairs Subsection, Planning and Collaboration Section,
Administration Office RIHN