FEATURED JOB: Fulbright US Scholar Program: Postdoctoral Opportunities Abroad

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Fulbright US Scholar Program: Postdoctoral Opportunities Abroad


The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is pleased to offer 19 exciting Postdoctoral Awards in 11 countries. Fulbright postdocs provide scholars who have recently graduated with a fully-funded opportunity to research and train under faculty abroad. Alumni of the program have cited the dedicated research time and extended mentorship of these opportunities as the top assets of Fulbright’s postdoctoral placements. Additionally, the professional network of fellow Fulbrighters and the prestige of the grant have opened doors for postdocs: after completing their grants, our scholars have gone on to succeed in tenure-track jobs, industry, and ongoing research and engagement in their field of study. 

Countries offering Postdoctoral Awards in 2024-2025: Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Israel, Mexico, Slovak Republic, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey, European Union (Italy) 

Here are some projects made possible by Fulbright Postdoctoral Awards: 

  • Research the ecological benefits and anthropological challenges of floods at the University of Newcastle in Australia 

  • An M.D.-Ph.D. in Rheumatology collaborated with the Chinese center for disease control, creating networks before the global pandemic 

  • A Ph.D. in Comparative Literature learned Arabic, published his dissertation, published Hebrew translations, and wrote poetry in Israel 

  • An Assistant Professor in Chinese Studies found a new passion for performance studies in Korea, joining a new movement in the humanities, and even wrote a play 

  • A Ph.D. in Entomology photographed insects and updated taxonomy for critical species in climate change and became an independent scholar and journalist 

Please see  https://fulbrightscholars.org/us-scholar-awards#postdoc for more information. 


Required Qualifications 

  • Applicants must hold United States Citizenship  

  • Open to scholars who will have received a doctoral degree (Ph.D., J.D., M.D., Ed.D., etc.) within five to seven years of the fellowship start date 

  • Degree conferment before the start of the award is mandatory.  

  • Institutional affiliation in the United States is not required. 

  • Applicants residing in the award country at the time of application or thereafter are not eligible to apply for this award.



email: scholars@iie.org