Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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12503-EI
Fulbright Scholar Award

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Ireland
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

Conduct research at the Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies (DIAS) within an appropriate area of specialization. Scholar would be expected to participate in or attend most School activities during this period (e.g. seminars, conferences etc.), interact with other research staff, and give lectures/seminars in DIAS/local universities.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Conduct a research project designated by the host institution
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
6 months
Award Dates

September 2022 or January 2023 (Flexible) 

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Astronomy
Physics
Areas of Interest

Preferred areas of specialization:

  1. Star and planet formation
  2. Solar physics and space weather
  3. Planetary magnetospheres
  4. Low frequency radio astronomy (including LOFAR)
  5. Photo-ionisation regions and wind bubbles around massive stars
  6. Microwave kinetic induction detectors for astronomical purposes
Special Features

The School of Cosmic Physics runs the historic Dunsink Observatory (where William Rowan Hamilton worked) and fellows may avail of accommodation in the Observatory.

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
Research
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Research includes activities involving scientific research, qualitative research, quantitative research, and practice-based research, including artistic research. Research can take place in locations such as the laboratory, the field, the archives, or an artist residency. It can be experimental, clinical, or applied. It can include examining policies, systems, theories, methods, interactions, and works of art and music, with the objective to evaluate or develop new knowledge or works. Quantifiable (tangible) outcomes can include publications (books, journal articles, scripts, etc.), conference presentations, artistic and musical compositions, exhibitions, performances, films, and patents.

Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
Early Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for no more than seven years.

Mid-Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than seven, and less than 13, years.

Senior Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
1
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
202-326-7765

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