Earth Institute postdoctoral fellowship program at columbia USA 2016

Earth Institute postdoctoral fellowship program at Columbia USA 2016

Scholarship Description:

The Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship program is the premier program in the world for those dedicated to a better understanding of critical scientific and social issues in global sustainable development. Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellows, often referred to as the EI Fellows, will join multidisciplinary teams of outstanding, committed scientists from across the Earth Institute and Columbia University.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): EI (Earth Institute) Fellows are appointed for twenty-four months and appointments typically begin September 1. However, depending on individual circumstances, as well as the needs of a fellow’s host research unit, appointments may begin as early as July 1.

What does it cover? EI (Earth Institute) Fellows will receive an annual salary of $60,000. They are also awarded a research stipend of $12,000 over the two-year term for reimbursable expenses related to the fellowship. These funds can be used for relocation and moving expenses, as well as for computer, travel, conference, journal, book, software, equipment, and other research costs.

Earth Institute Columbia University invites applications for postdoctoral fellowship program for better understanding of critical scientific and social issues in global sustainable development. To be eligible for the program, candidates must have received their doctoral degrees (Ph.D., M.D. or J.D.) within five years prior to the start of the appointment. EI Fellows are appointed for twenty-four months and appointments typically begin September 1. EI Fellows will receive an annual salary of $60,000. They are also awarded a research stipend of $12,000 over the two-year term for reimbursable expenses related to the fellowship. The application deadline is October 30, 2015.

Study Subject(s):

The fellowship program provides innovative postdoctoral scholars with the opportunity to build a foundation in one of the core disciplines represented within the Earth Institute (i.e. social, earth, biological, engineering, and health sciences), while at the same time acquiring the breadth of cross-disciplinary expertise needed to address critical issues related to sustainable development. Specific areas of research include food security, energy systems, climate change impacts, poverty reduction, disease, and environmental degradation. The program offers a unique intellectual surrounding that fosters cross-disciplinary interaction, research and education.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for undertaking postdoctoral research programme.
Scholarship Provider: Earth Institute Columbia University, USA
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

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