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The Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship 2023

24 May 2023 8:17 PM | Anonymous

We are pleased to inform that the Call for Applications – The Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship 2023 is currently open.

  • 1.      Overview
  • The Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship, a program of Schmidt Futures, is a new international initiative that seeks to change how science is done by accelerating the incorporation of AI techniques into the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematical science (STEM), providing access to AI tools and training to the sharpest minds on the frontlines of scientific innovation.
  • NTU joins the initial cohort of 9 global universities across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Singapore, to be part of this new Postdoctoral Fellowship programme. We aim to create great science, enable the substantive use of AI for breakthroughs in science and engineering, and cultivate global science leaders.
  • Fellows will have the opportunity to pursue original research on significant questions in AI and science. They will form a cohort of top scholars across the natural sciences engaging in joint training and research activities. Fellows will be provided with a unique, cross-campus ecosystem of training in AI methods necessary for conducting their research. They will receive a competitive salary and benefits, generous travel allowances, and the opportunity to collaborate with partners worldwide.
  • 2.      Eligibility Criteria
  • ·       Applicants must be within 3 years of having obtained PhD degree or equivalent degree in non-computer science areas.
  • ·       Excellent academic records and research potential.
  • ·       Applicant is required to submit a thoughtful and realistic inter-disciplinary research proposal. Only research on applying AI techniques to engineering, natural sciences and mathematical sciences will be supported.
  • ·       Applicants are required to identify a potential mentor (i.e. NTU Faculty), who can provide access to valuable academic and career guidance.

  • 3.      Fellowship Terms and Conditions
  • The fellowship will be tenable for up to two (2) years with an attractive remuneration package.
  • Awardees will be required to take at least one AI module every year during the fellowship.
  • Awardees are required to submit an annual progress report to the University and Schmidt Futures, stating their progress, results and contributions.
  • Awardees are required to attend conferences/workshops/seminars organized by the host University and Schmidt Futures to present their research and seek collaborations.

More details could be found at: Schmidt AI in Science Postdocs - Schmidt Futures

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