Brinson Prize Fellowships

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022
Archive Date: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Space Telescope Science Institute
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Space Telescope Science Institute is collaborating with The Brinson Foundation to support the Brinson Prize Fellowship program. The fellowships are awarded to early-career astrophysicists and cosmologists who are committed to chasing bold ideas with creative, nimble and innovative research. The awards focus on supporting research in observational cosmology, particularly capitalizing on and complementing space science.

Brinson Prize Fellowships are available to U.S. citizens and are tenable at participating U.S. host institutions. The award provides up to 3 years support for independent research, including an annual research stipend.

The STScI on-line application portal will open on Thursday September 15, 2022. Applications received by Thursday November 3, 2022 will receive full consideration. References will be contacted through the application system for the letter submissions. Emails will come from: [email protected].

Applicants should contact their letter writers separately to inform them of the process. Letters are due no later than Thursday November 10, 2022.

For further details please see the Announcement of Opportunity:

Participating Institutions:

California Institute of Technology

University of Chicago

Princeton University

Stanford University

Questions about this opportunity should be sent to [email protected]

Applicants should submit the following materials in one single pdf file:

1) a cover letter (maximum 2 pages),

2) a curriculum vitae and list of publications,

3) a research statement describing past, current and proposed research

Please ONLY use this link to apply:

Offers will be made in early February 2023 and new appointments should begin on or about September 1, 2023.  All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, color, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or national origin. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 3, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, November 4, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Christine Rueter
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