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11535-IS

Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship at Weizmann Institute for Science

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 U.S. postdoctoral scholars who seek to pursue research at the Weizmann Institute for Science. Grants are open to researchers in all academic disciplines and support programs of work in Israel for up to 24 months.

Each candidate should try to arrange his/her institutional affiliations at  the Weizmann Institute for Science independently, including development of the program of work for the proposed visit. According to USIEF policy, Fulbright postdoctoral fellows must hold official postdoctoral fellow status at their host institutions in Israel, including access to campus resources.

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

Grant Length
12-24 months (1-2 academic years)
Grant Dates

Grants may begin any time between August 2021 - April 2022, as agreed upon with host institution.

Locations

Research activity will take place at the Weizmann Institute of Science. 

The Weizmann Institute is located in Rehovot, Israel, just south of Tel Aviv. The Weizmann Institute was founded by Dr. Chaim Weizmann (1874-1952) in 1934. The Weizmann Institute of Science was the first to introduce cancer research in Israel and the first to build particle accelerators.

One Nobel laureate and three Turing Award laureates have been associated with the Weizmann Institute of Science.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
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.

The Weizmann Institute of Science is a science institution. Grantees may apply for any discipline offered at the institution.

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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