Competition Schedule. (For each cycle, up to 2 Kadanoff-Rice postdoctoral fellows will be selected)
These positions are open to competition for all MRSEC members. The Postdoctoral Scholarship is for a two-year period and carries a half stipend plus a $5000 travel budget.
The criteria for selecting the recipients are (i) excellence in research and (ii) interdisciplinary research interests. Priorities are usually given to attracting new postdocs to our campus and/or who will bring a diverse perspective to the study of materials research.
A complete application contains
- a C.V.
- three letters of recommendatioN
- a short (<1 page) describing your commitment to collaborative research and, if appropriate, diversity in materials research
- a nomination letter from the MRSEC faculty member explaining why the candidate should be a Kadanoff-Rice Fellow.
Underrepresented minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
2. Support for Minority and Female Candidates
Funds have been set aside to increase the number of underrepresented minority postdocs who participate in MRSEC research. Following NSF regulations, underrepresented minorities in this context are limited to African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans and Pacific Islanders. If you are planning to employ underrepresented minority or female postdocs in your MRSEC research, contact the MRSEC Director about additional MRSEC support.