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ASEE IPERF Program Seeking to Fill Postdoctoral Positions

American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) is looking to fill up to 30 postdoctoral positions within the Innovative Postdoctoral Entrepreneurial Research Fellowship (IPERF) program at high-tech startups distributed throughout the United States. IPERF addresses a national need to accelerate small business innovation in support of federal government research by providing small businesses with doctoral-level expertise while training the next generation of science & engineering PhD’s in high-tech entrepreneurship.

The host companies are NSF-approved, SBIR Phase II startups. IPERF is strongly focused on candidates who are early-stage postdoctoral scholars’ women, underrepresented minorities in the sciences & engineering, persons with disabilities, first-generation college students, low income, or veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Additional prerequisites: PhD in a STEM discipline. Fellows must be a US citizen or US Permanent Resident.

Fellows serve a one-year assignment, with the possibility of a one-year extension. The program offers $78,000/year, health care insurance, $3,600 relocation allowance, and up to $4,000 professional development training allowance.

For more information, please visit the ASEE website or join the next hiring webinar on Thursday, September 3 at 1:00 PM EST. 

Categories: Fellowships