< Opportunities | Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Call for Proposals – Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowships

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The University of Toronto is pleased to announce the second call for applications for  the Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship.

A program of Schmidt Futures, brings together the brightest minds who have completed a PhD in the natural sciences or engineering and who aim to pursue a research project that includes the application of artificial intelligence (AI) to their domain. The program will fund cutting edge applications of AI in the natural sciences and engineering and creates a community of interdisciplinary leaders.


Value: $85,000 CDN/year, plus benefits

Applicants must demonstrate clear expertise and promise within their field of study. Experience with AI is not a requirement, but applicants must have a desire to learn new AI methodologies that stand to accelerate discoveries in their domain. These Fellowships will fund research and provide training in AI and related computational skills to support new directions in the application of AI.

Award Start Date: Between May 1, 2024 and January 1, 2025

Duration: 2 years of funding through the Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship program.

Note: there is a possibility for a 3rd year global research exchange, industry internship, and/or teaching-focused postdoctoral experience, pending the availability of funding from the host supervisor(s), Mitacs, and/or an alternate source of funding.

Application Deadline: Monday, October 2, 2023 (5PM EST)

Adjudication Meeting: November 2023

Notifications: December 2023

Further Informationhttps://schmidtfellows.utoronto.ca

Questions? Please contact Amanda Mohabeer at schmidtfutures@utoronto.ca

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