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NINS Joint Research Program

     NINS consists of the five research institutes of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, National Institute for Fusion Science, National Institute for Basic Biology, National Institute for Physiological Sciences, and Institute for Molecular Science and has set up the Astrobiology Center, Center for Novel Science Initiatives, and Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience and been promoting cutting-edge research in respective specialized fields.
     This program is looking forward to research proposals of non-conventional ideas by different fields from researchers of different research fields inside and outside NINS, develop new research fields regardless of the divisions of the research institutes beyond previous research, newly launch programs that support “joint research”, so we are publicly seeking research themes.
     We will provide a preliminary consultation toward field integration including "I have new ideas but do not know which researcher in NINS to partner-up" or "I am interested in discussing this subject with those in different fields and would like to be introduced to researchers in NINS".


Details of the Open Recruitment

1.Requirements of the Open Recruitment
 We are publicly seeking the following initiatives by researchers, etc. who belong to research institutes in Japan to cooperate and promote with employees who belong to NINS.
 ① Joint Research
 ② Workshop, etc. for the preparation of joint research
2.Research Period
One to three years from FY 2017
3.Application Qualification
 Principal applicants shall be researchers who belong to universities or public research institutes in Japan or those who are recognized to have research capabilities equivalent to those by the president of NINS.
(This shall not apply to joint researchers.)
4.Fund
(A) Joint Research
  Within five million yen per year
(B) Workshop, etc. for the preparation of joint research
  Within one million yen per year
5.Number of Cases to be Accepted
(A) Joint Research
  For single-year plan and multiple-year plan, 2 to 3 cases each
  (Even the multiple-year plan can be accepted in the single-year plan depending on the screening.)
(B) Workshop, etc. for the preparation of joint research
  For single-year plan and multiple-year plan, 5 cases each
  (Even the multiple-year plan can be accepted in the single-year plan depending on the screening.)
6.Application Method
 Prepare the application documents by downloading the following corresponding forms and send them to the following address by e-mail. Furthermore, the size of the attached file shall be 20 MB or less.
 See the Guidelines for the Open Recruitment for more information.
7.Where to Apply and Application Deadline
Where to apply :
Research Support Section, Liaison and Planning Division, Administrative Bureau,
 
National Institutes of Natural Sciences.
Application deadline :
Applicants shall file the application form by December 20, 2016 (Tuesday) 16:00.
8.Documents including the Guidelines for the Open Recruitment

Guidelines for the Open Recruitment(PDF)
Application Form for the Joint Research(Word)
Application Form for the Workshop(Word)
Screening Guidelines(PDF)

9.Contact Information and Consultation Desk
 If you have any questions, etc. about this open recruitment or desire to be introduced to a researcher affiliated to NINS, please contact the following.

Research Support Section
Liaison and Planning Division
Administrative Bureau
National Institutes of Natural Sciences
TEL:03-5425-1318
E-mail:nins-jr(at)nins.jp