Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, Ohio State University, Ohio, USA

The Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center (BPCRC) of The Ohio State University announces the 2020 Byrd Fellowship Program for Postdoctoral Researchers. Application deadline is 31 January 2021

This program provides fellowships at The Ohio State University for postdoctoral researchers with superior academic backgrounds who are pursuing advanced research on topics relevant to polar and alpine environments as well as global climate change. Postdoctoral fellows must have received their Ph.D. within five years of selection. Except for fieldwork and other fellowship related research activities that require absence from campus, Byrd Fellows are expected to be in residence at the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center during the tenure of their fellowship.

How to Apply

Please visit the official Byrd Fellowship announcement page for complete instructions. Applicants should also visit the BPCRC website at and contact specific members of the Byrd Center prior to submitting their application to discuss possible projects and determine how their proposed research will complement existing BPCRC programs which cover a wide range of disciplines. This fellowship is limited to research of mutual interest to both the fellow and his/her Byrd Center mentor.  Postdoctoral awards will be for 18 months. A competitive stipend and a research and travel allowance will be provided. 

Applications should be sent to the Byrd Fellowship Committee and must be received no later than January 31, 2021

See the official Byrd Fellowship announcement & Apply


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