Einstein Postdoctoral Fellowship program, sponsored by NASA, awards
Fellowships to recent Ph.D.s in astronomy, physics, and related
Einstein Fellows hold their appointments at a
Host Institution in the U.S. for research that is broadly related to
the science goals of the NASA Physics of the Cosmos program. This
includes high energy astrophysics relevant to Chandra, Fermi,
XMM-Newton, and future NASA X-ray missions, cosmological
investigations relevant to Planck, WFIRST, or new dark energy
missions, and gravitational astrophysics relevant to LISA, Pathfinder
and subsequent related missions. The proposed research may be
observational, instrumental, theoretical, archival or study sources
from these missions at other wavelengths.
The main criterion
for proposal selection is the contribution of the proposed program of
research to the scientific return of the Physics of the Cosmos
missions. The Fellowship duration is three years (subject to review
after the second year and to availability of funds from NASA).
Twelve Einstein Fellows were selected
for the 2013
class. Click here
for the Chandra Press Release, and read more about them here.
As of Jan 16, 5pm EST the committee has
finished their deliberations. All applicants have been informed by
email as to their status. We were able to award twelve Einstein
Fellowships for 2013.
Fellow wins dissertation prize
Joey Neilsen class of 2012, has been
awarded the HEAD Dissertation Prize for his thesis. Read more
Application Final Numbers
A total of 190 applications were received for the 2013 Einstein Fellowship competition. The selection panel meets Jan 15-16. Applicants will be informed of their status as soon as possible after the meeting concludes.