2015 Getty Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Conservation Science in USA , and applications are submitted till November 17, 2014.Getty Foundation is inviting application for postdoctoral fellowship available to recent PhDs in chemistry and the physical sciences with experience in conservation science. Applications are welcome from scientists of all nationalities. The next GCI Postdoctoral Fellows will be in residence at the Getty Center for two years beginning in September 2015. In addition to a monthly stipend prorated to the actual dates of residency, the fellow will be provided with with support toward a related study trip, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, airfare to Los Angeles and health benefits. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | USA
Level: Postdoctoral Research Program
Field(s): Conservation Science.
Deadline: November 17, 2014.
Funded By: Getty Foundation
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015 Getty Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship is targeted for Scientists of all nationalities.
‣ Award No: Not Specified
‣ Scholarship Duration: The next GCI Postdoctoral Fellows will be in residence at the Getty Center for two years beginning in September 2015.
‣ Scholarship covers: In addition to a monthly stipend prorated to the actual dates of residency, the fellow will be provided with with support toward a related study trip, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, airfare to Los Angeles and health benefits.
‣ The Getty Conservation Institute’s (GCI) Postdoctoral Fellowship in Conservation Science is a two-year program designed to provide recent PhDs in chemistry and the physical sciences with experience in conservation science.
‣ For detailed information on the focus of the 2015 Getty Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship and the history of the program, including past participants.
‣ Applications are welcome from scientists of all nationalities.
‣ Applicants should have a recent (2010 or later) PhD in chemistry, polymer science, or another relevant physical science, experimental research experience and strong instrumental analysis skills.
‣ An aptitude for self-directed learning and for working across academic disciplines is desirable, as are good written and verbal communication skills.
‣ Candidates should have an interest in the visual arts and a serious interest in pursuing a career in conservation science within the museum environment.
Applicants will be notified of the Getty Conservation Institute’s decision in late spring 2015.
‣ Complete application materials are now accepted online only. Please prepare your application attachments according to the instructions below and notify your two references that you will be requesting letters from them in support of this application.
‣ Statement of Interest: Each application must include a statement of interest in the field of conservation science (not to exceed two pages, typed and double-spaced).
‣ Doctoral Dissertation Plan or Abstract
‣ Curriculum Vitae or Resume: This should include education, honors, grants and awards, languages, professional experience and activities, and publications or other relevant accomplishments.
‣ Writing Sample Each applicant must submit one writing sample of not more than 15 pages. This may be a sample of the dissertation and should best represent the applicant’s methodological concerns.
‣ Confirmation Letter: applicants must submit confirmation from their academic institution that their doctorates have been awarded.
‣ Please attach a scan of this letter (the original is not required; please do not send by mail).
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on November 17, 2014.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.