Open Recruitment: 2017 JAXA/ISAS International Top Young Fellow

Open recruitment has begun for the 2017 JAXA International Top Young Fellow position:

JAXA is seeking talented, energetic and highly motivated employees to join the ITYF team.

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) International Top Young Fellowship (ITYF) was established as a new fellowship program in 2009 with the purpose of inviting world’s top-level young researchers to work at the Institute of Space and Astronautical Sciences (ISAS)/JAXA. ITYF fellows are expected to contribute to the following activities in ISAS/JAXA in addition to producing outstanding academic achievements in their areas of specialization.

* Active interaction with researchers inside and/or outside ISAS to create new academic trends.

* Active participation or initiative in planning new space science mission projects.

* Active participation in developing research networks of ISAS and the related foreign institutes.

* We also expect positive impact of ITYF fellow’s activities on ISAS researchers and students

Eligibility: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Doctoral degree in Natural Sciences or Engineering or equivalent or higher ability, and must have degrees earned within less than 8 years from the hire date (those expected to earn their degrees by the hire date are eligible to apply).

Application Web Page:

Application Deadline: No later than 17:00 PM (Japan time) on Wednesday, May 31, 2017

General inquiries:
JAXA International Top Young Fellowship Steering Committee ISAS/JAXA


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