New Post-Doc Fellowship Program in Berkeley, CA
Announcing the GGSC’s new Gratitude Postdoctoral Fellowship program
We’re is pleased to announce our Gratitude Postdoctoral Fellowship program, a continuation of our multi-year Expanding the Science and Practice of Gratitude initiative supported by the John Templeton Foundation. Three fellowships, each for 2 years of NIH level salary support plus up to 10K in research costs per year will be awarded to postdoctoral applicants with winning proposals to work in tandem with one of the gratitude faculty researchers affiliated with this initiative.
The funding period is September 1, 2015 through August 31, 2017.
The GGSC’s Gratitude Postdoctoral Fellowship program aims to strengthen the growing community of gratitude researchers and substantially augment the scientific and popular literatures on this essential virtue across levels and domains of human functioning.
Researchers who will have filed their dissertation by August 31, 2015 are eligible to apply. The application process will occur in 2 phases, an initial Letter of Intent (LOI) submission and then a Full Proposal phase. Applicants must propose to do research with one of the faculty gratitude researchers affiliated with the Expanding the Science and Practice of Gratitude initiative; people interested in applying should review their research here and identify a mentor whose work aligns with their interests and experience.
Letter of Intent phase applications for to the GGSC Gratitude Postdoctoral Fellowship program are due by Monday, March 2, 2015. People interested in applying should visit the Gratitude Post Doctoral Fellowship page.
What to know more about the science and practice of gratitude? Please see these Greater Good resources:
- “Gratitude Greatest Hits,” by Jeremy Smith
- “How Gratitude Beats Materialism,” by Jason Marsh and Dacher Keltner
- “Gratitude is for Lovers,” by Amie Gordon
- “Seven Ways to Foster Gratitude in Kids,” by Giacomo Bono and Jeffrey Froh
- And take this gratitude quizto learn how grateful you are!
Expanding the Science and Practice of Gratitude
Greater Good Science Center
University of California, Berkeley, MC 6070
Berkeley, CA 94720-6070