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11507-AU

Fulbright-Natural History Museum Vienna Visiting Researcher

Austria
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Scientific research at the Natural History Museum in Vienna, one of the premier research museums in the world, which houses over 30 million artifacts in its extensive and precious historic collections in the fields of anthropology, botany, geology, mineralogy, meteorites, paleontology, and zoology. It is equipped with modern electron microprobe and electron microscopy as well as DNA laboratories.

Grant Length
Four months
Grant Dates

Grant should begin on either October 1, 2021 or March 1, 2022.

Locations

Natural History Museum, Vienna 

The Natural History Museum Vienna is a public institution and one of the largest non-university research centers in Austria. The museum connects art and science under one roof with about 40 exhibit halls and over 60 scientists. As a research center in earth sciences, life sciences, and human sciences, the Natural History Museum Vienna features modern research labs and exciting collections for the study of anthropology, biological diversity, prehistoric objects, and early human life. The collection includes over 30 million objects including a range of fossils and dinosaurs, pre-historic treasures including the Venus of Willendorf, minerals and gems, extinct animals species, the largest and oldest meteorite display, a digital planetarium and a world famous herbarium.

To learn more about Vienna, click here.
 

Flex Option
Yes
Flex Description

The Natural History Museum will consider applications for Flex awards which allow grantees to split their four-month stay into two two-month stays, if appropriate to the design of the research project.

Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Environmental Sciences
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

Disciplines: All disciplines relevant to the collections and resources of the Natural History Museum, Vienna. The Museum’s departments are home to around 60 staff scientists carrying out fundamental research in a wide range of fields related to earth sciences, life sciences, and human sciences. Specializations: All specializations that address the Museum’s extensive collections, research infrastructure, and potential collaboration with on-site research staff and curators.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Professionals
Academics, all levels including early career
Postdoctoral
Number of Grants
1
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
212-984-5326

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