Opportunity opportunity!!!!!!!!! Get your fellowship with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) invites applications for the Earl S. Tupper three-year postdoctoral fellowship. We strongly encourage applicants in disciplines including ecology, anthropology, paleontology, paleoecology, evolutionary biology, functional genomics, microbial ecology, sensory ecology, chemical ecology, animal behavior, neurobiology, soils sciences, and physiology of tropical plants and animals. Research should be based at one of the STRI facilities. Proposals that include comparative research in other tropical countries will be considered. The annual stipend is $50,400 with an annual increase of $1,000 for years 2 and 3. The annual research budget is up to $16,000/year.
The complete application should include the following information among others:
- A detailed research proposal (one page summary + a five-page project description): The one-page project summary provides an overview of the proposed research. The project description should provide clear description of research and must not exceed a maximum 5 pages total, font size 12 pts, single spaced on 8 ½ x 11 paper size. The project description must include objectives, hypotheses or research question(s), experimental design, and significance;
- A detailed annual budget. The annual research/travel allowance is not expected to exceed $16,000.00;
- Bibliography: The References Cited is limited to 3 pages;
- A Curriculum Vitae;
- Two letters of reference (should not be from your main advisor or proposed co-advisors).
Awards are based upon merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age or condition of handicap of the applicant.