NASA Marshall Faculty Fellowship Program

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Program Description

  • The Marshall Faculty Fellowship program is a residential research experience. Fellows are required to conduct their research, during the ten-week program, on-site at the Marshall Space Flight Center.
  • Participants cannot receive remuneration from other entities or other programs or other university or government sources during the Faculty Fellowship 10-week period.
  • An oral presentation by the Fellow to the Marshall group with which s/he has been affiliated is required, near the end of the fellowship period.
  • A written final report is required at the end of the Fellowship.
  • A written evaluation of the program by the Fellow is expected at the end of the Fellowship.

Eligibility

  • US citizen
  • Full time teaching or research appointment at accredited US university or college.
  • Fellowship is awarded for one summer period, but Fellow may apply again for a second year.
  • Women, under-represented minorities, and persons, with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Selection

  • The applications selected to be Faculty Fellows will be chosen by the Marshall group which has been assigned the area of investigation (concentration) chosen by the applicant.

Marshall Collaborator

  • A Marshall Collaborator will be identified to serve as the co-investigator and day-to-day contact. At the end of the ten-week period, the Faculty Fellow and the Marshall Collaborator will prepare a white paper summarizing the summer effort, including results and recommending follow-up work.

Compensation

Stipends for Faculty Fellows are set as follows for the 10-week period:

  • Assistant Professors and Research Faculty $15,000
  • Associate Professors $17,000
  • Professors $19,000

A relocation allowance of $1,500 will be provided to fellows who live more than fifty miles from the Marshall Center.

A travel supplement of $500 will be provided to those fellows receiving the relocation allowance.

Download Application

 

Please attach a resume  and this completed application form to an e-mail and send it to Rachael Damiani at rachael.damiani@uah.edu by the deadline of February 22, 2017. If you have any questions, please call (256) 824-6076.

 

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