Summary: Fulbright Post-Doctoral Fellowships in the Exact
The United States - Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF) plans to award
two grants to post-doctoral scholars who are about to begin a program of
research at Israeli institutions of higher education which will commence
during the 2008/2009 academic year. The total length of the proposed
program of work in Israel must be at least two academic years (20
months net in Israel).
This program is open to post-doctoral researchers in the exact sciences
physics, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and related fields.
USIEF awards are granted on the basis of academic excellence, the
leadership promise of the applicant, and the potential of the proposed visit
to both advance knowledge and enhance mutual understanding between
the peoples of the U.S. and Israel.
The Foundation gives preference to applicants who have not had
significant prior professional experience in Israel.
Knowledge of Hebrew is helpful but not required, except as necessary for
the conduct of proposed research projects.
Post-doctoral fellows must be hosted by an accredited Israeli institution of