The Gilbreth Fully-Funded Postdoctoral Engineering Fellowships in USA

Date limite : 06 déc. 2019

Spécialités: Cycle ingénieur

Niveau d'études: Doctorat

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The Gilbreth Fully-Funded Postdoctoral Engineering Fellowships in USA

Purdue Engineering is offering The Gilbreth Postdoctoral Fellowships, that are awarded in memory of Dr. Lillian Moller Gilbreth, Professor at Purdue from 1935-1948. A world-renowned pioneer in the application of psychology to industrial engineering, Dr. Gilbreth’s work epitomized interdisciplinary research and a broader impact on industry and society. The goal of these scholarships to attract and prepare outstanding individuals with recently awarded PhDs for a career in engineering academia, through interdisciplinary research, training, and professional development. They undertake research with faculty mentors in different fields and participate in professional development activities tailored to their chosen path in academia.


  1. Individuals who have either completed their PhD within two years of the Fellowship application deadline or are in the final year of their PhD program in engineering or related sciences at the time of application can apply. 
  2. Fellows are selected not only for their outstanding scholarly achievements and proposed innovative interdisciplinary research but also for their potential for a broader impact on industry and society. 

Research project topics:

Applicants can propose their own innovative research proposal and suggest potential Purdue co-advisors, or choose to develop their proposal based on interdisciplinary topics already posted by faculty on the fellowship website.

Fellow get:

Gilbreth Fellows receive:

  1. An annual stipend of $60,000 and benefits. 
  2. A $5,000 grant is also provided for professional development such as attending conferences or workshops.
  3. Mentorship for their future academic careers through a variety of programs. 

Documents to be enclosed with the application:

  1. Cover letter describing how the Gilbreth Fellowship will help the candidates progress toward their goals in Engineering academia.
  2. Curriculum Vitae including a list of publications.
  3. A one-page research statement that includes the goals and significance of proposed interdisciplinary work and suggests potential Purdue engineering faculty members who can be co-advisors.
  4. A one-page essay on their proposed broader impact through education/outreach/engagement.
  5. Three letters of recommendation that include detailed assessments of (a) the candidate’s qualifications and (b) potential for success in academia through the aforementioned assumed broader impact.

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