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11541-IS

Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Israel
Middle East and North Africa

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Award Details
Grant Activity

The United States-Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF) administers the Fulbright Academic Program in Israel, and plans to award fellowships to U.S. postdoctoral scholars who seek to pursue research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Grants are open to researchers in all academic disciplines and support programs of work in Israel for up to 20 months (two academic years).

Each candidate should be responsible for the arrangement of his/her institutional affiliations in Israel independently, including development of the program of work for the proposed visit through contacts with possible host and contacts. According to USIEF policy, Fulbright postdoctoral fellows must hold official postdoctoral fellow status at their host institutions in Israel, including access to campus resources. Proof of such letter is not required at the time of application. 

Please contact the Fulbright Israel Office at USPrograms@fulbright.org.il with any questions or assistance with identifying suitable host or contacts.

Grant Length
10-20 months (1-2 academic years)
Grant Dates

Grants may begin any time in the period of August 2021 - April 2022 as agreed upon with host institution.

Locations

 Research will take place at Ben Gurion University in Be'er Sheva, Israel. Ben Gurion University has around 20,000 students and 4,000 faculty members in the Faculties of Engineering Sciences; Health Sciences; Natural Sciences; the Pinchas Sapir Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences; the Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management; the Joyce and Irving Goldman School of Medicine; the Kreitman School of Advanced Graduate Studies; and the Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies. More than 100,000 alumni play important roles in all areas of research and development, industry, health care, the economy, society, culture and education in Israel.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Special Features

During their grant period, Fulbright U.S. Scholars in Israel may apply for a short-term regional travel grant (five to 14 days) for participation in a variety of activities including faculty and student lectures, graduate or faculty seminars, curriculum development, public lectures, panel presentations, needs assessment, conferences, or some combination thereof.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Postdoctoral
Number of Grants
Up To 3
Program Staff
Carleen Velez
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-686-4021

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