Sloan Research Fellowship

The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field. Candidates must hold a tenure track (or equivalent) position at a college or university in the United States or Canada. Tenure track faculty positions at the candidate’s institution must include a yearly teaching requirement. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in chemistry, computational or evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, ocean sciences, physics, or a related field. Candidates’ most recent Ph.D. must have been awarded on or after September 1, 2012.

Package requirements:

  • A letter from department head detailing candidate’s qualification, initiative and research;
  • CV detailing scientific publications;
  • Two (2) representative articles authored by candidate;
  • One (1) page statement describing significant scientific work and immediate research plans;
  • Three (3) letters from other researchers (preferably not all from same institution) in support of nomination.

Deadline: September 17, 2019

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