Toshiba Fellowship Programme for Early Career Researchers

The Toshiba Fellowship Programme offers the opportunity for outstanding postdoctoral scientists based in the UK to join Toshiba’s research and development laboratories in Japan, initially for one year, on a Research Fellowship contract. The fellowships include salary in the region of 10 million JPY per annum, a generous relocation allowance, flights to Japan, support with the visa application process and other benefits.

Research topics for the 2021 Fellowships include:

System Security for Infrastructure Control Systems

Advanced Digital Health, Digital Twin Of People

Research & Development of Information Acquisition and Collaboration Infrastructures for Smart Cities

Realising a Safe and Secure City: Next-Generation Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sensing Technology

Reliable AI Contributing to Trustworthy Infrastructure Services

Super Accelerating Scientific Simulation with Physical Model Embedded Machine Learning Method for Real-Time Digital-Twin in Cyber Physical Systems

Next-Generation Innovative Electronic Devices

Automated Software Development

Further information on the 2021 research topics is given on the Toshiba fellowships website.

To be eligible, candidates must:

Be of UK, EEA or Swiss nationality.

Be based in a UK academic or government institution at time of application (studying or working).

Have no more than ten years’ postdoctoral experience.

Have completed their PhD by the time they begin the fellowship in Japan.

Candidates should search the job listing for fellowship positions and submit their completed application forms and supporting documentation by the deadline of 15 March 2021.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview by the end of April/early May 2021. Successful candidates will be announced by the end of July/early August 2021.

Fellowships should commence between October 2021 and March 2022.

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