The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University
Science, Ethics, and Democracy
Grant Amount: $28,000
Deadline for Applications: February 15, 2015.
The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University is accepting
applications for its 2015-16 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, cyber and computer sciences, social sciences,
law, medicine and bioethics.
Candidates must have a PhD from a recognized institution in Israel or
abroad, and must have received their degree after February 15th 2010.
Candidates with permanent positions at universities or colleges are not
eligible. Preference will be given to researchers whose degree is not
from Tel Aviv University.
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: February 15, 2015
Application materials should be sent by mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Selection process may also include personal interviews.
Additional information about the Center, research fellows and activities
can be found at: http://ethics.tau.ac.il/en