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Fulbright - University of South Florida Postdoctoral Scholar Award

The US-UK Fulbright Commission

Location: Tampa - United States
Salary: $47,659
£36,650.06 converted salary* per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 1st September 2018
Closes: 6th November 2018

Call for Applications

The US-UK Fulbright Commission is now accepting applications for its 2019-20 University of South Florida Postdoctoral Award

One award will be offered to a qualified British postdoctoral researcher to carry out research for up to two academic years at the University of South Florida (USF) in any of the following disciplines: Applied Anthropology; Applied Physics; Cell, Micro, and Molecular Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science and Engineering; Criminology; Integrative Biology; Marine Science; or Psychology.

USF is one of the largest public universities in the US. Located in Tampa Bay on the west coast of Florida it has a student body of nearly 48,000 and a high impact global research focus. This award is named in honour of Dr. Judy Genshaft, USF’s current President.

The Fulbright-University of South Florida Postdoctoral Scholar Award offers the following benefits:

  • A grant of $47,659 per academic year for a maximum of two years paid by the University of Florida. The majority of the grant is allocated as a postdoctoral salary, with a portion of the grant allocated for providing medical insurance for the grantee.
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Substantial pre-departure support, including a Finalists Workshop (March) and a 2-day Orientation Programme (June or July)
  • Once on-the-ground in the US, further support is offered by the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)
  • Membership of an extensive Fulbright Alumni network after grant completion

Eligibility requirements: Applicants must be UK academics who hold or expect to receive a PhD (or equivalent professional training or experience) in a relevant area before departure to the US. Those who hold US citizenship may not apply for a UK Scholar Award from the US-UK Fulbright Commission.

Closing Date: 5pm, Tuesday 6 November 2018 for complete applications

For full information and to apply please click the Apply button below.

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