Opportunity Abroad in Japan For Ph.D. Students, Deadline October 5th

Applications are sought from PhD students working with US faculty on earthquake engineering research related to structural engineering for the opportunity to work on tasks related to the Tohoku earthquake with Japanese university researchers.

The anticipated duration of stay in Japan is one-month and student visits would occur between mid-to-late October and mid-December (depending on Japanese schedule, visit dates may extend into January). Visiting students would spend approximately two weeks working at the host institutions to help prepare reports related to the Tohoku Earthquake. Travel and living expenses would be provided via funding from the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) in collaboration with EERI.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled; however, for full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than Wednesday, Oct. 5 (5PM PST).

Submit a brief application and view the full details of the opportunity here: JST EERI Tohoku Earthquake Collaboration - US Student Exchange.