Hubble Fellowship Program for Postdoctoral Scientists in USA, 2014

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is offering fellowship program for postdoctoral scientists to conduct independent research at United States Host Institutions chosen by each Fellow. Fellowships are open to citizens of the United States and to English-speaking citizens of other countries. The Fellowship provides support for up to three years at an annual stipend of approximately $66,500 plus benefits and an additional allowance of $16,000 per year for travel and other research costs.. The Hubble Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for highly qualified recent postdoctoral scientists to conduct independent research that is broadly related to the NASA Cosmic Origins scientific goals as addressed by any of the missions in that program: the Hubble Space Telescope, Spitzer Space Telescope, Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), the Herschel Space Observatory, and the James Webb Space Telescope. The research will be carried out at United States Host Institutions chosen by each Fellow. The Fellowship provides support for up to three years at an annual stipend of approximately $66,500 plus benefits, and an additional allowance of $16,000 per year for travel and other research costs. Contingent upon National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) funding, up to 17 new Hubble Fellowships will be awarded for 2014..  The fellowships are available for postdoctoral scientists to conduct independent research at United States Host Institutions chosen by each Fellow. (except Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Princeton University and University of California, Santa Cruz.)
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? Applicants must have received a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral
· level research degree in astronomy, physics or a related discipline on or after January 1, 2011. Graduate
· student awardees who have not yet received their doctoral degree at the time of application must present evidence of having completed all requirements for the degree before commencing their Fellowships. Hubble Fellowships are open to citizens of the United States and to English
· speaking citizens of other countries. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, color, age, gender, or national origin. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Benefits of the scholarship:  The initial annual stipend for a Hubble Fellow will be approximately $66,500, subject to annual review and adjustment. In addition, the Hubble Fellow can receive health insurance, relocation costs, and support for travel, computing services, publications, and other direct research costs. No additional stipend, salary, or other remuneration may be accepted from any other appointment (such as teaching), fellowship, or similar grant during the period of the Fellowship. Additional honorary named appointments intended to be linked with the title of “Hubble Fellow” are similarly not allowed.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  Contingent upon the availability of funding from NASA, Hubble Fellowships are awarded through grants to Host Institutions for up to a three-year period. Funding will be provided initially for the first year of the Fellowship. Renewals for the second and third years will depend on annual performance reviews.
Number of scholarships:  Contingent upon National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) funding, up to 17 new Hubble Fellowships will be awarded for 2014.

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