IMPORTANT NOTICE: The application deadline for the 2007-2008
AIP State Department Science Fellowship HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MONDAY,
NOVEMBER 20. ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY NOVEMBER
20! For scientists interested in the nexus between foreign policy
and science, there is still time to apply to this program.
The 2007-8 AIP State Department Fellow will spend a year in Washington,
DC, starting in September 2007. This is a unique, hands-on opportunity
to learn about, and contribute to, the U.S. foreign policy process.
An annual contribution to the AIP Fellowship is provided by the American
Astronomical Society. Interested readers should visit our web site at
for more information on the program.
TO APPLY FOR THE 2007-2008 AIP STATE DEPARTMENT FELLOWSHIP:
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, have a PhD in physics or a closely
related field, be members of one or more of AIP's ten Member Societies,
and be eligible to receive an appropriate security clearance prior to
starting the Fellowship. (In exceptional cases the PhD requirement may
be waived for outstanding applicants with equivalent research experience.)
The following materials should be submitted by mail or email to be considered
for the Fellowship selection:
COVER SHEET, with name, address, phone, email, U.S. citizenship,
PhD status, AIP Member Society membership, and names of references.
Please indicate where you learned about this program.
LETTER OF INTENT, limited to two pages, indicating your reason
for applying, scientific background, foreign policy interest or experience,
and why you think you would be effective in this position.
RESUME, limited to two pages, with no more than 3 to 5 major
THREE LETTERS OF REFERENCE should be submitted by those having
direct knowledge of the applicant's character, competence, and attributes
that would make the candidate suitable for this position.
ALL MATERIALS may be submitted by email or by mail, by NOVEMBER
20, to Audrey T. Leath at:
AIP State Department Science Fellowship
American Institute of Physics
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740-3843