The aim of the call is to promote excellence in science by recognizing the potential of outstanding junior researchers.
The scholarships are funded from a grant provided by the ITO Foundation for International Education Exchange from Tokyo and will provide support to the researchers for a period up to 12 months with the possibility of extension.
The ITO Foundation for International Education Exchange was established to fulfill the wish of the late Master Shinjo Ito, founder of the Shinnyo-en Buddhist order, to support young people with Integrity, Talent, and Originality (ITO). This support is provided for the purpose of promoting mutual understanding between Japan and other nations, with the ultimate aim of nurturing people who can contribute internationally.
The University of Belgrade has been a proud partner of the ITO foundation for nearly a decade through the exchange of students and has now been given the possibility to extend that cooperation further.
The Joint Japan-Serbia Center for the Promotion of Science and Technology has a strong tradition of research in simulation science. This exciting field has been growing dynamically in the past period and may be applied in all areas of natural, technical, medical and social sciences.
The goal of this call is to develop new fields in simulation science by supporting young, talented researchers with a vision.
The candidates should fulfill the following general requirements:
- Hold a PhD degree
- Not older than 40 at the time of the opening of the call
- Experience in using advanced computer systems
- Citizens of the Republic of Serbia
- Knowledge of English and/or Japanese.
The candidates are kindly requested to submit the following information in electronic form no later than September 23, 2013 to the following e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org:
- List of publications
- Detailed research proposal for a 12-month period presenting the scope of the planned research, as well as further research plans in this field, with special emphasis on the planned utilization of the Center™s supercomputer.