Postdoc Positions in Development Studies

Study in:Japan
29 days
Deadline: 17 April 2018

Postdoc Positions /Research Fellows in Development Studies at Institute of Developing Economies (IDE) – Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

 Position is available for Research Fellows with interest in the following areas:

  • Empirical studies of economic integration
  • Trade and investment
  • Technological innovation
  • Fiscal and monetary
  • Industrial organization
  • Urban economics
  • Education
  • Health and labor
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Legal systems or other development issues.

Positions are offered on a tenure-track basis.

Tenure-track positions are fixed-term for three years, but the contract may be extended for another two years depending on the researcher’s performance as well as achievements during the contract period.

Research Areas: Social Sciences , Economics and all other Social Sciences

 Eligibility: PhD degree or expect to be awarded a PhD no later than March, 2019.

Application Process:

  1. Registration:

Applicants must register online first.
Documents Required:

  1. Curriculum vitae with a recent photograph (Download the template from the official website)
  1. An essay explaining the motivation for applying to the position (in English or Japanese, not exceeding one A4 size page)
  2. List of one’s academic publications, including books, monographs, research papers, and other works in English or Japanese
  1. Letter of recommendation from a professor or senior researcher from your institute or any comparable institution
  2. Copy of PhD dissertation
  1. Copy of one major academic publication
  2. Copy of the abstracts of items listed in (5) and (6)
  3. Copies of diploma and certificates of Bachelor, Master and Doctor. (Submit after an offer).
  • Submission through email is not accepted.
  • Web Application: Not available
  • On the envelope clearly print “Application materials: Development studies” in red.
  • Application materials will not be returned in any case.

The application should be Send To:

IDE-JETRO Recruitment,
Research Personnel Division Research Planning Department
3-2-2, Wakaba, Mihama-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 261-8545 JAPAN


Quick Overview—————
Organization Japan External Trade Organization


Fellowship Level Post doc
Country      Japan
Subject Areas Social Sciences
Fellowship Amount As per IDE-JETRO regulations
Eligibility Ph.D.
Deadline January 18 to April 17, 2018 (All applications must be received by 17:00, April 17)

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