Proposed fellowships are evaluated on the following criteria:
- scholarly merit of the proposals;
- ability to carry out the proposed research;
- likelihood that the research can be completed during the requested appointment period;
- extent to which the Smithsonian, through its research staff members or resources, can contribute to the proposed research project;
- inclusion of diverse perspectives; and
- availability of funds.
Duties and responsibilities:
As proposed by scholar.
Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center Postdoctoral Fellowships are available to scholars who have held a Ph.D. or equivalent for less than seven years. Senior Fellowships are offered to scholars who have held a Ph.D. or equivalent for seven years or more.
$45,000 per year, plus allowances
The intern will make his or her own housing arrangements in the Washington, D.C., area.
The Smithsonian's National Zoo and the Smithsonian Institution do not provide free parking to interns.
Term of appointment:
3 to 12 months
Monday, January 15, 2018
How to Apply:
If interested, prospective applicants are encouraged to contact potential Smithsonian host scientists well in advance of the Jan. 15 deadline.