OSP FO# 11-158

AGENCY: Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF)

PROGRAM: Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF) Fellowship   

OBJECTIVES: This program provides funding to exceptional, young scientists and researchers to carry out independent, leading-edge research in Singapore. Proposals in the following clusters are considered: Computer Science (Infocomm Technologies and Interactive Digital Media), Engineering (All branches), Life Sciences and Natural/Physical Sciences. Appointees would be offered tenure-track faculty positions at any of our prestigious universities or related research organizations.

ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS: Scientists and researchers under the age of 40 as of August 31, 2011, with a PhD degree in any discipline of science and technology are eligible to apply.

DEADLINE: August 31, 2011

FUNDING INFORMATION: The NRF will provide up to $2.4 million over five years, and a separate salary package which will be equivalent to that of an Assistant Professor’s remuneration package in Singapore’s autonomous universities.

AGENCY CONTACT:
Zhuang Xinmin
Assistant Head, Projects
National Research Foundation – Singapore
Email: zhuang_xinmin@nrf.gov.sg
Web: https://rita.nrf.gov.sg/AboutUs/NRF_Initiatives/nrffellowship/default.aspx

REMARKS: Applications must be submitted electronically using the National Research Foundation’s RITA system (https://rita.nrf.gov.sg/default.aspx). Investigators should contact the OSP Assistant Director assigned to their school or department as soon as possible to coordinate submission.

Complete program guidelines and application material may be obtained from the web site listed above or from the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP). Please distribute this notice to any faculty or staff members who might be interested in the information. For more information, please contact the OSP at X3-4365 or ospinfo@bu.edu, or visit the OSP web site at http://www.bu.edu/osp.