Call for Nominations: 2015-2018 MIT Pappalardo Fellowships in Physics - JRID48504

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
September 30, 2014
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
September 12, 2014
Job Details
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution/Company Name: 
MIT Department of Physics
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Submission Address for Resumes/CVs
Attention To: 
Ms. Carol Breen
Title: 
Pappalardo Fellowships Administrator
Organization: 
MIT Department of Physics
Street Address Line 1: 
77 Mass. Ave.
Street Address Line 2: 
Bldg. 4-305
City: 
Cambridge
State/Province: 
MA
Zip/Postal Code: 
02139
Country: 
USA
Telephone: 
617-253-4800
Email: 
breen@mit.edu
Contact Information For Inquiries About Job
Email Address for Inquiries: 
breen@mit.edu
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Call for Nominations: 2015-2018 MIT Pappalardo Fellowships in Physics

Faculty and senior researchers within the international community of physics, astronomy or related fields are invited to nominate candidates for the 2015-2018 MIT Pappalardo Fellowships in Physics competition.

Nominees must be young men or women of exceptional ability who have, or will have received, a doctoral degree in physics, astronomy or related fields by September 1, 2015. Nominations are submitted by faculty using the program's on-line nomination form on the MIT Department of Physics web site at http://web.mit.edu/physics/research/pappalardo/competition.html.

The NOMINATION DEADLINE is FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014.

Three new Fellows will be selected for a three-year appointment each, running from September 1, 2015, through August 31, 2018. Features of the fellowship include:

---independent, unrestricted choice of research direction within the MIT Department of Physics;

---a competitive annual stipend, with an annual cost-of-living increase for the remaining two years, plus $5,000 per year in untaxed discretionary research funds;

---MIT Medical Affiliate health insurance coverage for Fellows and their dependents;

---active faculty mentoring provided by weekly luncheons and monthly dinners with Department faculty and distinguished guests.

Important Note: Participation in the annual MIT Pappalardo Fellowships competition is restricted to those candidates who have been nominated by a faculty member or senior researcher from the international community of physics, astronomy or related fields. The fellowships program office cannot accept any materials from applicants without this faculty/senior researcher sponsorship.

Included Benefits: 

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