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NSF Travel Grant for Junior Faculty and Post-Doctoral Fellows

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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In an effort to increase the participation of women and underrepresented groups in the EMI conference, the National Science Foundation will provide a number of travel assistantships to postdoctoral researchers and junior faculty members from those groups.

Eligibility
Applicants must be junior faculty members within the first three years of their tenure track appointment or post-doctoral researchers. The awardees will be selected from the pool of eligible applicants in such a way that the diversity of the participants is ensured. Preference will be given to first time EMI conference attendees.

Requirements
All awardees will be required to

  1. Attend the NSF-supported panel session on " Fostering Engineering Mechanics Research Community Diversity and Inclusion ", 
  2. Provide a one-page written feedback on their take from the panel discussions, and
  3. Provide suggestions for fostering diversity and inclusion within the engineering mechanics community.

Application
To apply please send a CV (including educational background, appointments, research and teaching experience, publication list and synergistic activities as well as a list of pending and awarded grants) along with a cover letter describing your eligibility for this travel grant to emi2018-nsf-panel@mit.edu   by 02/28/2018 .