Washington Research Foundation (WRF) Innovation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuroengineering
Under this fellowship research is conducted in collaboration between two University of Washington laboratories, one with primary specialty in neurobiology and one focused on math, computing, or engineering and thus provides a vibrant and collaborative research environment to our fellows.
How to Apply:
Candidates interested in WRF Innovation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuroengineering program should contact participating faculty members to determine mutual interest. A candidate may contact two lab heads to propose a project, or may discuss possible collaborations with a single faculty member.
There is also the possibility of co-funding between UWIN and another WRF-funded institute: the eScience Institute, the Institute for Protein Design, or the Clean Energy Institute.
To apply candidates should provide the following information directly to potential faculty mentors:
- Curriculum vitae
- Statement of research interests (maximum 2 pages)
- Contact information for at least two references familiar with your research and educational productivity.
Then, participating faculty members will nominate applicants for appointment as WRF Innovation Postdoctoral Fellows in Neuroengineering through the process described below.
Nomination Process by participating faculty members
To nominate candidates, prospective faculty mentors should submit following items as a single PDF document to email@example.com .
- Two concise letters of nomination from two faculty mentors (1.5 pages limitation each), demonstrating their plans for collaboration and co-mentorship of prospective Fellow.
- CV of applicant and statement of research interests (max 1 page).
- A short description of collaborative project written by the postdoctoral candidate, in consultation with faculty mentors (2 pages maximum). It must include aims, rationale, and a summary of the experimental approach and methods.
- Current research funding available to the mentors’ laboratories for supporting the research of the applicant. NIH “Other Support” pages, or equivalent, are acceptable.
- Two letters of recommendation from referees familiar with the applicant’s scholarly productivity and research contributions.
The completed applications packages should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications area assessed on the basis of: a) Fit to mission of UWIN, b) Quality of mentoring plan and collaboration, c) Research plan, d) Qualifications of candidate, and e) Letters of recommendation.
Salary and duration
$65,000 per year for two years and a research stipend of $25,000 over the total period of the appointment that can be used for travel, equipment, software, undergraduate research assistants, or other research costs.
Deadline: January 15, 2018
|Award value||$65,000 per year|
|Deadline||15 January 2018|
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