APPLYING FOR THE 2013 CARL AND LILLIAN ILLIG POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
- Candidates must be able to complete the appointment within five years of the award of the Ph.d. degree
- Since the length of the fellowship is two years, they must be able to start their apointment by the third anniversary date of their Ph.D.
must have a recognized Ph.D. or equivalent in any of the fields related to
nanoscience and engineering, including; chemistry, physics, material science, electrical, chemical and environmental engineering.
- If the Ph.D. is pending, the applicant must defend his/her Ph.D. thesis successfully by January 31, 2014
- Candidates must secure the support of a Rice University faculty member of the Smalley Institute
- One letter of support from a Rice University faculty member of the Smalley Institute. Full list of Smalley Institute members at www.nano.rice.edu (click on Smalley Institute Members).
- Research proposal (three pages maximum, plus an additional two pages of references and figures)
- A resume and three additional letters of recommendation
- All applications must be submitted to John Marsh, Director of Operations of the Smalley Institute, via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday, October 4, 2013.
Additional timeline information:
- The winner of the award will be announced in mid-October 2013
- Start date for the appointment: January 1, 2014 (with grace period for moving, thesis defense, etc.)
For a pdf with full eligibility and application details, click here.
Rice University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.