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Call for applications for the position of Special Postdoctoral Researcher (SPDR) for FY 2025

February 15, 2024

RIKEN is currently accepting applications for the FY 2025 Special Postdoctoral Researcher (SPDR) Program, from young, creative, independent researchers who will be a powerful force in furthering RIKEN’s research activities.

・Duration of contract: Three years from date of hire (in principle, April 1, 2025) (Actual starting date to be decided upon consultation)

・Place of work: RIKEN laboratories in Japan ( Location of RIKEN host laboratory)

・Application deadline:  5 pm April 9 Tuesday, 2024 (Japan Time) for registering basic information / 5 pm April 16 Tuesday, 2024 (Japan Time) for revising or uploading application documents and letters of reference

**For more information, please visit SPDR FY2025 program website at


RIKEN strives to provide the best and most exciting opportunities for young scientists in the crucially important early stages of their career.

To find out more career opportunities and programs for Junior Scientists, please visit at https://www.sg.riken.jp/careers .