Fellows Project Seeks Computer Science PhDs
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 19 May, 2009—The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) and the Computing Research Association (CRA), with funding from the National Science Foundation, announce an opportunity for new PhD graduates in computer science and closely related fields to obtain one-to-two year positions at host organizations including universities, industrial research laboratories, and other organizations that advance the field of computing and its positive impact on society.
The Computing Innovation Fellows project will fund as many as 60 such positions. Applications are due on 9 June, 2009. Awards are expected to be announced by 10 July and the positions commence this autumn.
Individuals who received their PhD from a US institution between 1 May, 2008 and 31 August, 2009 in computer science, computer engineering, information science, or a closely related field are eligible to apply. Applicants must obtain commitments from between one and three prospective hosts/mentors. Hosts/mentors must not be at the same institution as the one granting the PhD.
Visit the CIFellows website for information for both prospective applicants and hosts/mentors. A downloadable poster is available for printing and circulation. IEEE Computer Society is a member of Computing Research Association.
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The Computer Society serves the information and career-development needs of today’s computing researchers and practitioners with technical journals, magazines, conferences, books, conference publications, and online courses. Its Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) program for mid-career professionals and Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA) credential for recent college graduates confirm the skill and knowledge of those working in the field. The CS Digital Library (CSDL) is an excellent research tool, containing more than 250,000 articles from 1,600 conference proceedings and 26 CS periodicals going back to 1988.