The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences is calling applications for the CASBS Individual Residential Fellowships. Scholars of all nationals may apply. Fellows will participate in residential program at Stanford University in the USA.
Depending on available funds, the Center provides stipends according to the following principles:
- A Center stipend is based on the fellow’s academic salary for the year before residence.
- That stipend cannot exceed one-half of the fellow’s academic year (nine-month) base salary for that year and is additionally subject to an upper limit set by the CASBS board of directors.
- The cap is currently set at $75,000, but may increase slightly.
- The sum of the fellow’s salary from a home institution and a Center stipend may not exceed the fellow’s base academic salary for the fellowship year.
Level and Area of Studies
Residential program for working in a diverse range of disciplines. These include the five core social and behavioural sciences (anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology) as well as a wide range of humanistic disciplines, education, linguistics, communications, and the biological, natural, health, and computer sciences.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
The ideal candidate for a CASBS fellowship is a highly accomplished academic or thinker (relative to career stage).
- Has a PhD, professional degree (e.g., JD, MD), an equivalent foreign degree, or has achieved an equivalent level of professional reputation.
- Is three to four years past the doctorate or equivalent degree (CASBS does not offer post-doctoral fellowships).
- Is an academic faculty member—or an independent researcher—who exhibits a high level of achievement (adjusted for rank), including a strong record of research publications.
- Communicates clearly in English.
- Is someone who is very interested in participating in regular interdisciplinary conversations.
- Is willing to commit to being in residence for the course of the fellowship year without conflicting commitments.
International scholars are invited to apply.