Bulletin Board

The Office for Postdoctoral Affairs·  

-The National Academies is accepting applications for the 2015 Ford Foundation Fellowships Programs for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching.  Full eligibility information and online applications are available on our website at: http://nationalacademies.org/ford

Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. citizens, nationals, permanent residents, or individuals granted deferred action status under the DACA program
  • Planning a career in teaching and research at the college or university level in a research-based filed of science, social science or humanities

Stipends and Allowances:

  • Predoctoral – $24,000 per year for three years
  • Dissertation – $25,000 for one year
  • Postdoctoral – $45,000 for one year

Awardees have expenses paid to attend one Conference of Ford Fellows.

Approximately 60 predoctoral, 30 dissertation, and 18 postdoctoral fellowships sponsored by the Ford Foundation and administered by the National Research Council of the National Academies.

Application Deadline Dates:

  • Predoctoral: November 19, 2014
  • Dissertation: November 14, 2014
  • Postdoctoral: November 14, 2014

For Further information please contact:

Fellowships Office, Keck 576
National Research Council of the National Academies
500 Fifth Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202.334.2872
Fax: 202.334.3419

infofell@nas.edu

-The Origins Project is accepting nominations now for the inaugural  Postdoctoral Prize Lectureship, a $10,000 USD prize for an outstanding postdoctoral researcher to visit Arizona State University for a week of lectures.  Nomination letters are due December 1, 2014.  For full information on the prize, please see https://origins.asu.edu/origins-project-postdoctoral-prize-lectureship.  

-The National Academies is accepting applications for the 2015 Ford Foundation Fellowships Programs for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching.  Full eligibility information and online applications are available on our website at: http://nationalacademies.org/ford

-2015 MBL Discovery Courses poster

-The United Negro College Fund and Merck offer postdoctoral science research fellowships to support African-American postdocs, with awards up to $92,000.  See https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/1223e136-1f19-4671-84a0-8242b1fd2072 for more information.

-NIH Loan Repayment Progam

-Attention Postdocs!  We are in need of High Resolution (No camera phone pictures) photos for the new Office for Postdoctoral Affairs’ website.  The photos should be of high quality and of Postdocs engaging in activities, research or events.  Please email your photos to: dannika.avent@yale.edu