Type of opportunity:
The Azrieli Foundation is launching its revamped International Postdoctoral Fellowship for research at Israeli universities in STEM, Humanities and Social Sciences. The online application for the 2021 cohort begins September 1st 2020 and may be accessed on our website using the link below.
Ideal candidates will have an excellent academic track record and the potential to perform groundbreaking research, alongside an intellectual curiosity that transcends their field of study. They will possess a character that facilitates scientific and societal leadership, promoting change.
Candidates who have received or will receive their PhD degrees at a recognised university in the EU or EFTA states, UK and Canada, may apply.
Eligible countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK.
Requirements are detailed in the Guidelines on our website which you can visit using the link below. Please note that candidates are required to have an academic sponsor who is a faculty member at an Israeli university. It is strongly recommended that you seek an academic sponsor as soon as possible.
The value of the Fellowship is approximately £47,000 (ILS 188,000) per year, including funds reserved for research and travel.
The official starting date of the Fellowship is October 2021, which is the beginning of the Israeli academic year 2021-22. However, candidates are permitted to start their Fellowship as early as June 2021 and no later than March 2022.
The Fellowship is offered for two years. Renewal for a third year will be considered favourably based on a competitive evaluation process.
Up to 24 fellowships per year: 18 fellowships in STEM fields, 3 in Humanities, and 3 in Social Sciences.
The online application process opens September 1, 2020, and ends November 1, 2020.
Award notifications will be sent by February 15, 2021.
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