Case Western Reserve University, Department of Physics

Prize ID:CWRU-Physics-MPPL2023 [#24380, END523200]
Prize Type:Fellowship or award
Location:Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7079, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics
Compensation:$2,500 + travel & lodging
Appl Deadline:2023/05/04 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/02/21, listed until 2023/05/04)

Nominations are invited for the 25th annual MICHELSON POSTDOCTORAL PRIZE LECTURESHIP, to be held Fall 2023, in the Dept. of Physics at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland OH, USA. 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 Western and deliver 2 technical lectures and a colloquium.

The lectureship carries an honorarium of $2,500 in addition to travel expenses.

Eligibility: Nominees must have been awarded a PhD between 8/1/2015 and 8/31/2022 and as of 5/4/2023 may not hold any tenured, tenure-track or equivalent position.

Applications must be submitted to Academic Jobs Online at The required application materials are:

• Three 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

• CV, including publications

• an outline of the 2 technical talks and the colloquium talk

The deadline for receipt of all materials is May 4, 2023. Inquiries may be made to Prof. Kurt Hinterbichler at

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the description.

Further Info:
Case Western Reserve University
Physics Department
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-7079