JSPP Postdoctoral Fellowships for American Researchers
National Institute for Basic Biology)NIBB, Okazaki, Japan
Three long-term (1-2 years) and 2 short-term (3-12 months) fellowships are
available immediately to work on several stress-related projects in plants,
including molecular biology of temperature/salt stress tolerance, lipid
biosynthesis, abscisic acid biosynthesis, and low temperature signal
transduction in plants.
NIBB is located on the campus of Okazaki National Research Institute in
Okazaki, a mid-sized city with population approximately 320,000, 40 km from
Nagoya city, and is located between Tokyo and Kyoto.
The fellowship includes round-trip airline ticket, stipend 270,000
Yen/month (1 US$ = ~115 Yen), family allowance 50,000 Yen/month, rental
subsidiary up to 100,000 Yen/month, health insurance, relocation fees up to
200,000 Yen, and 150,000 Yen/year for domestic travel expenses. In
addition, there will be 1.5 million yen/year/researcher available for
research materials and supplies.
Candidates must be citizens or permanent residents of the United
States and have obtained a Ph.D. degree within the past 5 years (after
To Apply, send a curriculum vitae and the names and phone numbers of three
Dr. Norio Murata
National Institute for Basic Biology
For more information, contact Dr. Norio Murata at NIBB (FAX 81-546-54-4866,
e-mail Murata at nibb.ac.jp).
Stephen P. Lee Office: (604) 291-4291
Department of Biological Sciences Fax: (604) 291-3496
Simon Fraser University E-mail: Stephen_p_lee at sfu.ca
Burnaby, BC, Canada. V5A 1S6