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The Getty Foundation would like to announce a fellowship program named as “Getty Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships”. Applicants must have advanced to candidacy by the time of the fellowship start date and should expect to complete their dissertations during the fellowship period. The nine-month fellowships are aimed at supporting post-doctoral students based at German institutions who have finished their Ph.D. between one and no more than five years ago.

Full Proposal Deadline: October 2, 2017

Call for Applications

Posted 8 August, 2017

Sandia National Laboratories is seeking applicants for the President Harry S. Truman Fellowship (in National Security Science and Engineering). Candidates for this position are expected to have solved a major scientific or engineering problem in their thesis work or have provided a new approach or insight to a major problem, as evidenced by a recognized impact in their field.

The Fellowship provides the opportunity for new Ph.D. scientists and engineers to pursue independent research of their own choosing that supports Sandia’s national security mission. The appointee is expected to foster creativity and to stimulate exploration of forefront science and technology and high-risk, potentially high-value research and development.

Sandia’s research focus areas are: bioscience, computing and information science, engineering science, materials science, nanodevices and microsystems, radiation effects and high energy density physics, and geosciences. To learn more about additional R&D programs that support Sandia’s mission areas, please visit: sandia.gov/missions

The Truman Fellowship is a three-year appointment. The salary is $111,200 plus benefits and additional funding for the chosen proposal. The deadline is November 1 of each year and normally begins on October 1 the following year.

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Ph.D. awarded within the past three years at the time of application or completed Ph.D. requirements by commencement of appointment; with strong academic achievement and evidence of exceptional technical accomplishment, leadership, and ability to team effectively
  • Candidates must be seeking their first national laboratory appointment (no previous postdoctoral appointments at a national laboratory)
  • Ability to obtain a DOE “Q” clearance, which requires US citizenship

Full Proposal Deadline: November 1, 2017

Call for Proposals

Posted 8 August, 2017

The Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) offers Postdoctoral Research Fellowships to encourage independence early in the Fellow's career through supporting his or her research and training goals. The research and training plan of each Fellowship must address important scientific questions within the scope of the SBE Directorate and the specific guidelines in this solicitation. The SPRF program offers two tracks: (I) Fundamental Research in the SBE Sciences (SPRF-FR) and (II) Broadening Participation in the SBE Sciences (SPRF-BP). See the full text of the solicitation for a detailed description of these tracks.

Full Proposal Deadline: November 1, 2017 at 5PM

Call for Proposals

Posted 8 August, 2017

The Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) awards Postdoctoral Fellowships to recent recipients of doctoral degrees to carry out an integrated program of independent research and professional development. Fellowship proposals must address scientific questions within the scope of EAR disciplines and must align with the overall theme for the postdoctoral program.

Full Proposal Deadline: October 25, 2017 at 5PM

Call for Proposals

Posted 27 July, 2017

The Amazon Research Awards (ARA) program offers awards of up to $80,000 to faculty members at academic institutions in North America and Europe for research in these areas:

  • Computer vision
  • General AI
  • Knowledge management and data quality
  • Machine learning
  • Machine translation
  • Natural language understanding
  • Personalization
  • Robotics
  • Search and information retrieval
  • Security, privacy and abuse prevention
  • Speech

The ARA program funds projects conducted primarily by PhD students or post docs, under the supervision of the faculty member awarded the funds.

Call for Proposals

Posted 6 July, 2017

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