The Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship program is the premier program in the world for those dedicated to a better understanding of critical scientific and social issues in global sustainable development. Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellows, often referred to as the EI Fellows, will join multidisciplinary teams of outstanding, committed scientists from across the Earth Institute and Columbia University.
* Proposals may suggest participating in, contributing to, or extending existing multidisciplinary Earth Institute projects.
* Candidates are also encouraged to develop new, innovative projects that connect Earth Institute expertise.
* In addition to submitting the application and proposal, candidates are encouraged to identify and contact their desired multidisciplinary mentoring team, i.e. two or more senior faculty members or research scientists/scholars at Columbia University with whom they would like to work during their appointment.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of the Program:
* Funding: EI Fellows will receive an annual salary of $61,800. They are also awarded a research stipend of $12,000 over the two-year term for reimbursable expenses related to the fellowship. These funds can be used for relocation and moving expenses, as well as for computer, travel, conference, journal, book, software, equipment, and other research costs.
* External Funding: EI Fellows are encouraged to participate in the development and submission of research proposals in cooperation with their mentors, host research units, or other researchers.
* Visas: Columbia University only grants limited-term J1 visas for non-US citizens.
* Benefits: EI Fellows are considered Officers of Research and are eligible for benefits provided by Columbia University for full-time employees.
Duration of Program: 2 years
How to Apply: Visit link below.