[IPython-dev] 2014 John Hunter Fellowship - Call for Applications
ralf.gommers at gmail.com
Wed Mar 12 03:08:19 EDT 2014
On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 12:39 AM, Clare Sloggett <claresloggett at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hi Ralf,
> Would this fellowship apply to the life sciences as well?
Any proposal that falls under "open-source scientific computing" is very
welcome. So yes, I see no reason to exclude life sciences.
> On 12 March 2014 06:22, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm excited to announce, on behalf of the Numfocus board, that
>> applications for the
>> 2014 John Hunter Technology Fellowship are now being accepted. This is
>> the first
>> fellowship Numfocus is able to offer, which we see as a significant
>> The John Hunter Technology Fellowship aims to bridge the gap between
>> academia and real-world, open-source scientific computing projects by
>> a capstone experience for individuals coming from a scientific,
>> engineering or
>> mathematics background.
>> The program consists of a 6 month project-based training program
>> for postdoctoral scientists or senior graduate students. Fellows work on
>> scientific computing open source projects under the guidance of mentors
>> who are
>> leading scientists and software engineers. The aim of the Fellowship is to
>> enable Fellows to develop the skills needed to contribute to cutting-edge
>> source software projects while at the same time advancing or supporting
>> research program they and their mentor are involved in.
>> While proposals in any area of science and engineering are welcome, the
>> following areas are encouraged in particular:
>> - Accessible and reproducible computing
>> - Enabling technology for open access publishing
>> - Infrastructural technology supporting open-source scientific software
>> - Core open-source projects promoted by NumFOCUS
>> Eligible applicants are postdoctoral scientists or senior PhD students,
>> or have equivalent experience in physics, mathematics, engineering,
>> or a related science. The program is open to applicants from any
>> and can be performed at any university or institute world-wide (US export
>> laws permitting).
>> All applications are due May 15, 2014 by 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time.
>> For more details on the program see:
>> http://numfocus.org/john_hunter_fellowship_2014.html (this call)
>> http://numfocus.org/fellowships.html (program)
>> And for some background see this blog post:
>> We're looking forward to receiving your applications!
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