Applications are now being accepted for the RGGS Postdoctoral Fellowships. Deadline: November 15, 2021
The Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Programs of the American Museum of Natural History are designed to advance the training of each participant by having them pursue a specific, time-limited project in association with Museum professionals in the Museum setting. The applicant's project must fit into one or more of the main research areas of interest in the Museum's Scientific Divisions: Anthropology, Invertebrate Zoology, Paleontology, Physical Sciences (Astrophysics and Earth & Planetary Sciences), or Vertebrate Zoology.
RGGS Postdoctoral Fellowships
Your research proposal can relate to any of the research areas in the Museum's Scientific Divisions. A proposal can relate to two or more disciplines, from two or more Divisions (that is, inter- or multidisciplinary).
Applicants are required to apply simultaneously for co-funding from the following special programs and funds (1a, 1b, 1c) when applicable to their proposed research. When proposals relate to more than one co-funding opportunity, applicants must submit multiple abstracts, one for each fund/program.
Special Programs and Co-Funding Opportunities: 1a. Gerstner Scholars Program - Biology 1b. Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Fund - North American Fauna 1c. Lerner-Gray Fund - Marine Research
Postdoctoral Fellows are expected to conduct their work at the Museum. Applicants are encouraged to contact potential curatorial sponsor(s) prior to applying. Appointments are typically made for two years. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits, limited relocation, research and publication support is provided. Newly graduated or soon-to-graduate PhDs may apply. Fellows must have received their degrees or deposited their dissertations before they can begin their appointments. There are no citizenship or geographic requirements to apply.
Deadline: November 15, 2021