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BCSC Fellowship Program for Worldwide Scientists in Israel, 2020-2021

The Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is announcing its Postdoctoral Fellowships for scientists from around the world for the 2020-2021 academic year. Candidates should first select a topic of interest and identify a prospective supervisor.

The aim of the fellowship is to advance the fellow and to train him/her as a researcher either in or out of academia. Fellowships are available to pursue the postdoctoral program.

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The Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is one of Israel’s leading research universities and among the world leaders in many fields.

The University ranked 46th in the world rankings of universities with sustainable policies and operates programs to promote awareness of environmental protection, a reduction in the use of resources, energy efficiency, promotion of research and wide-ranging educational and community activities.

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University or Organization: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Department: NA
Course Level: PhD degree
Award: $27,000 USD
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: NA
Nationality: Scientists from all over the world
The program can be taken in Israel
Application Deadline: March 2, 2020

Eligibility

Candidates should contact a prospective supervisor to develop a research program with him/her before applying for the BCSC postdoctoral fellowship.

  • Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis to candidates who received their PhD degree within the last five years from the start date of the postdoctoral position.
  • The program is open to scientists from all over the world.
  • The current value of a yearly BCSC fellowship is approximate $25,000 USD (paid in NIS (Israeli currency)). Housing costs are not included.
  • Postdoctoral positions are available for scholars performing research in topics related to drylands, including desert ecology, solar energy, environmental physics, architecture and urban planning, rainfed and irrigated agriculture, hydrology, aquaculture, environmental microbiology, desalination and water treatment, and biotechnology.
  • Exceptional candidates may be awarded the prestigious Jacob Blaustein Fellowship, which includes a yearly fellowship of approximately $27,000 USD (paid in NIS (Israeli currency)), a round-trip air ticket, and complimentary lodging at the BIDR’s student/scholar housing unit. All applicants are automatically considered for this fellowship and no additional material is required to apply.
  • The deadline for applications is March 4, 2018, and applicants will be notified of the BCSC Steering Committee’s decision in May 2017.
  • The program is open to scientists from all over the world.

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How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To participate, the applicants need to submit an online application.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants must follow the instructions in order to apply:
  • You must complete the application form
  • You must send copies of your undergraduate and graduate degree diplomas and grade transcripts, as PDF or Word attachments, to the BCSC office, by email to inter-at-bgu.ac.il
  • 3 reference letters, your referees should be faculty members who have taught and/or worked with you. One of the referees should be your dissertation advisor. Ideally, another referee should be a scientist who is familiar with your work but is from a university other than your own. Please instruct your referees that their reference letters should be sent directly to the BCSC office, as a PDF or Word with the institute’s letterhead and signature Attachment at inter-at-bgu.ac.il
  • Admission Requirements: Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis to candidates who received their Ph.D. degree within the last five years from the start date of the postdoctoral position.
  • Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

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Benefit

  • The current value of a yearly BCSC fellowship is approximately $25,000 USD (paid
    in NIS (Israeli currency)). Housing costs are not included.
  • Exceptional candidates may be awarded the prestigious Jacob Blaustein Fellowship,
    which includes a yearly fellowship of approximately $27,000 USD (paid in NIS (Israeli currency)), a roundtrip air ticket, and complimentary lodging at the BIDR’s student/scholar housing unit.

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