The application procedure for a designated research area is the same as the procedure for other research areas. Applicants should remember to check the box on the application indicating that they are applying for a designated research area (“Designated Research Areas”).
Yes. Please update and re-submit your application. However, the previous application will be automatically withdrawn upon submission of a new application.
The number of directors is undecided. If there are no suitable candidates, IBS will not appoint directors in those areas.
Yes. The overall evaluation process is the same process, except that the research areas are specified.
Yes. The designated research areas may be reviewed and modified from the original plans, especially if a suitable director cannot be found within two years after a job-opening notification was first announced.
In principle, these applicants should select HQ Centers. If selected as directors at HQ Centers, they must become full-time IBS employees (within two years).
No. It is possible to include either part or all of the information suggested in the announcement. It is also possible to amend the contents provided that the amendments are still related to the designated research area. Also in principle, HQ Centers specializing in mathematics and theoretical physics should have multiple directors (co-directors).
No. Other details can be included if they are closely related to the specialized research areas for campus Centers.