A postdoctoral fellowship program for researchers working on arctic and antarctic research problems is being offered by the Institute of Polar Studies of the Ohio State University (Columbus). The purpose of the Byrd Fellowship program is to provide fellowships at Ohio State for men and women with distinguished academic backgrounds who are pursuing advanced research in any area of this field.
The 1-year postdoctoral award will include a stipend of $24,000 and a research and travel allowance of $3000. The Fellow should have received a Ph.D. degree within 5 years of selection for the program. Selection will be made by a committee consisting of the director of the Institute of Polar Studies and other members from the university and polar studies communities.