The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2020 Jefferson Science Fellows (JSF) program. Initiated by the Secretary of State in 2003, this fellowship program engages the American academic science, technology, engineering and medical communities in the design and implementation of U.S. foreign policy and international development.
Jefferson Science Fellows spend one year at the U.S. Department of State or the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for an on-site assignment in Washington, D.C. that may also involve travel to U.S. foreign embassies and/or missions.
The fellowship is open to tenured, or similarly ranked, academic scientists, engineers, and physicians from U.S. institutions of higher learning. Applicants must hold U.S. citizenship and will be required to obtain a security clearance.
The deadline for applications is October 31, 2019 at 5 PM EST. To learn more about the Jefferson Science Fellows program and to apply, click apply.
The Jefferson Science Fellows program is administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and supported by the U.S. Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development.
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About The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine
The NRC Research Associateship Programs, established in 1954, have supported the research of over 14,000 scientists and engineers. The goal of these programs is to provide advanced training and collaborative research opportunities for highly qualified graduate postdoctoral and visiting scientists, while enhancing the research conducted in federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. A wide variety of research opportunities, covering in all fields of science and engineering, are available at top research laboratories across the U.S. and in select foreign locations. These awards are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and with some limitations, foreign nationals.
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