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Call for RIKEN Early Career Leaders Program (FY2024)

Applications for FY2024 have been closed; applications for FY2025 will be announced as soon as they are finalized.

May 23, 2023

RIKEN offers early career researchers an excellent opportunity to qualify to further their career at a higher level. The RIKEN Hakubi Fellows Program established in 2018 supports junior Principal Investigators (PIs) and has played an important role in fostering talented researchers from around the world. We are now expanding the RIKEN Hakubi Fellows Program and starting a new program, the RIKEN Early Career Leaders (ECL) Program, to provide further support to junior PIs.

1.  RIKEN ECL Team Leader 

2.  RIKEN ECL Unit Leader

3.  Sechi Kato Program for RIKEN ECL Program (Female Junior PI Program)

[Start of employment]

April 2024 or later, but no later than January 1, 2025


TL: For applicant registration: June 19, 2023 (midnight, Japan time).

UL: The application must arrive no later than June 26, 2023 (3:00 p.m., Japan Time).

[More information]

ECL program FY2024 website : https://www.riken.jp/en/careers/programs/riken_ecl/call2024/index.html

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