Free open Job in North, South & Central America University of South Florida Postdoctoral Scholar Award at The US-UK Fulbright Commission
Call for Applications
The US-UK Fulbright Commission is now accepting applications for its 2019-20 University of South Florida Postdoctoral Award
One award will be offered to a qualified British postdoctoral researcher to carry out research for up to two academic years at the University of South Florida (USF) in any of the following disciplines: Applied Anthropology; Applied Physics; Cell, Micro, and Molecular Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science and Engineering; Criminology; Integrative Biology; Marine Science; or Psychology.
USF is one of the largest public universities in the US. Located in Tampa Bay on the west coast of Florida it has a student body of nearly 48,000 and a high impact global research focus. This award is named in honour of Dr. Judy Genshaft, USF’s current President.
The Fulbright-University of South Florida Postdoctoral Scholar Award offers the following benefits:
- A grant of $47,659 per academic year for a maximum of two years paid by the University of Florida. The majority of the grant is allocated as a postdoctoral salary, with a portion of the grant allocated for providing medical insurance for the grantee.
- Visa sponsorship
- Substantial pre-departure support, including a Finalists Workshop (March) and a 2-day Orientation Programme (June or July)
- Once on-the-ground in the US, further support is offered by the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)
- Membership of an extensive Fulbright Alumni network after grant completion
Eligibility requirements: Applicants must be UK academics who hold or expect to receive a PhD (or equivalent professional training or experience) in a relevant area before departure to the US. Those who hold US citizenship may not apply for a UK Scholar Award from the US-UK Fulbright Commission.
Closing Date: 5pm, Tuesday 6 November 2018 for complete applications
For full information and to apply please click the Apply button below.