The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University is accepting applications for its 2014-15 post-doctorate fellowship program. The Center offers grants to outstanding researchers who study the interplay between scientific and technological developments, politics, and ethics.
The fellowship is open to researchers from all disciplines and fields, including humanities, social sciences, law, medicine and bioethics.
Candidates must have a PhD from a recognised institution in Israel or abroad, and must have received their degree after February 1st 2011. Candidates with permanent positions at universities or colleges are not eligible. Additional funding for travel for non-Israelis fellows is available.
The Research Fellows will be part of the Center’s research group and will take part in the Center’s activities. While in residence, the fellows are expected to dedicate their full time to research.
Applicants must submit:
• Approval indicating eligibility for a doctorate degree, or certification of the submission date of their dissertation
• Three letters of recommendation. Preferably, at least one recommender should not belong to the academic institution where the applicant was a doctorate student.
• Summary of the dissertation and brief description of the research plan (both up to two pages)
• CV, including a list of publications (if applicable)
Deadline for submission of all application materials: Feb 15, 2014