The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) is inviting native and international students at apply fro the residential fellowship program. CASBS Fellowships have been awarded to scholars working in a diverse range of disciplines. These include the five core social and behavioral disciplines of anthropology, economics, political science, psychology and sociology as well as scholars from a wide range of humanistic disciplines, education, linguistics and the biological, natural, and health sciences. The application deadline is November 6, 2015.
The ideal candidate for a CASBS fellowship is a highly accomplished academic (relative to career stage) — a major thinker whose work is consistently excellent, innovative, important, and influential. Specifically, the qualified applicant:
-Has a PhD, professional degree (e.g., JD, MD), an equivalent foreign degree, or has achieved an equivalent level of professional reputation.
-Is three to four years past the doctorate or equivalent degree. (CASBS does not offer post-doctoral fellowships.)
-Is an academic faculty member—or an independent scholar—who exhibits a high level of achievement (adjusted for rank), including a strong record of research publications.
-Is engaged in significant lines of research in a field of the behavioral/social sciences, or does work in the natural sciences or humanities that have important human behavioral and social dimensions.
-Communicates clearly in English.
-Is someone who is very interested in participating in regular interdisciplinary conversations.
-Is willing to commit to being in residence for the course of the fellowship year without conflicting commitments.
The mode of applying is online. List of materials to accompany individual applications:
-Full curriculum vitae (or résumé)
-Personal statement (500 word limit)
-If applicable, a statement of your project’s fit with one of our partner fellowship programs (150-250 words)
-Two reference letters