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Michelson Postdoctoral Prize Lectureship

Nominations are invited for the 18th annual MICHELSON POSTDOCTORAL PRIZE LECTURESHIP, to be held Fall 2014, in the Dept. of Physics at Case Western Reserve University. This prize will be awarded to a junior scholar active in any field of physics. The winner will spend one week in residence at Case and deliver 3 technical lectures and a colloquium. The lectureship carries an honorarium of $1500 plus travel expenses.


Nominees must have been awarded a Ph.D. between 8/1/2006 and 8/31/2013, and as of 3/7/2014 may not hold any tenured, tenure-track or equivalent position.


One letter of nomination and two letters of support from ineligible scientists, at least one employed at an institution other than the nominee's. The letters should address the nominee's scientific accomplishments, promise, and ability to communicate effectively. Nominees should submit a CV and an outline of their talks.

Application submissions may be emailed to Lori Morton,

Hard copies may be sent to:

	Michelson Postdoctoral Prize Lectureship
	Dept. of Physics
	Case Western Reserve University
	2076 Adelbert Road
	Cleveland, OH 44106

Inquiries may be made by

	  FAX: 216-368-4671
	  Phone: 216-368-4257

Deadline for receipt of all materials: March 7, 2014.

Previous winners

1997: Thomas Walther
1998: Christopher A. Fuchs
1999: Joseph Mohr
2000: Keith Schwab
2001: Jonathan Feng
2002: Re'em Sari
2003: Brian DeMarco
2004: Karsten Heeger
2005: Yaroslav Tserkovnyak
2006: Nicole Bell
2007: Adam Bolton
2008: Roberto Trotta
2009: Jonathan Alwall
2010: David Hanneke
2011: Lindley Winslow
2012: Kin Fai Mak
2013: Wei-Cheng Lee