[IPython-dev] 2014 John Hunter Fellowship - Call for Applications
claresloggett at gmail.com
Wed Mar 12 19:59:07 EDT 2014
On 12/03/2014 6:08 PM, "Ralf Gommers" <ralf.gommers at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Clare
> 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
>>> enable Fellows to develop the skills needed to contribute to
>>> cutting-edge open
>>> 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 stacks
>>> - 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
>>> laws permitting).
>>> All applications are due May 15, 2014 by 11:59 p.m. Central Standard
>>> 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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