[visionlist] Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunity, Seattle
ionefine at uw.edu
Tue Jun 6 10:41:58 -05 2017
WRF Postdoctoral Fellowship application now open
Dear friends and colleagues:
Last week, we began accepting applications for our inaugural WRF Postdoctoral Fellowship recruitment. Our goal is to select up to 10 exceptional postdoctoral researchers each year to work in STEM subject areas at Washington state’s top research institutions. I have attached the press release that is now on our website and social media pages. The ad will appear in a few key journals in the coming weeks.
We encourage you to share this program with your colleagues, students and friends. We hope, and expect, to attract the highest caliber applicants, and you can help us to achieve this. Applications will be accepted until Sunday, July 16, 2017.
Further program details can be found on our website at http://wrfseattle.org/details-eligibility.php.
WRF Postdoctoral Fellows
Will be chosen by an outstanding external selection committee
Will be supported for three years at a research institution in Washington state
Will choose the laboratories and start date to conduct their research
Will receive a salary of $65,000 for the first year, $67,500 for the second year and $70,000 for the third year, plus benefits as determined by the institution
Will have a small budget for research supplies, equipment and/or travel
Will attend periodic lectures and networking meetings to get to know each other and WRF staff, and to learn about the commercialization process
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (Green Card holder)
Upon commencement of the Fellowship, must have completed a doctorate from an accredited graduate program
Must be able to begin the Fellowship in 2018
Selection Process and Approximate Timeline
Closing Date for Applications: end of the day Sunday, July 16, 2017
Videoconference interviews will begin in late August 2017 for candidates whose applications progress
Following the completion of all video interviews, an in-person interview will be offered to candidates then selected for our shortlist. WRF will provide a travel allowance for these interviews, which are currently scheduled for October 2017 in Seattle
Successful candidates will be notified that they have received a WRF Postdoctoral Fellowship in November 2017
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