Eligibility: Mathematician with a PhD at the time of the proposed residency; financial support is not available for graduate students. Some preference is given to U.S. applicants.
Support: Research memberships may be offered with no support, with a travel allowance and/or with per diem support. Research Members who receive support for an extended visit normally are granted a travel allowance for one round-trip from their home institution. The per diem level is currently $3,500 per month. Members are eligible for per diem support only during their dates of residency while the program is in session.
Application Process: The application is to be completed online at the MathJobs website. Please read the instructions there before completing the form. Be sure to specify the program to which you are applying on MathJobs, and be careful to indicate the extent of support needed in the application form. Applications are reviewed by the Scientific Advisory Committee, the Human Resources Advisory Committee, and the Program Organizers.
*Submit the following items online at the MathJobs site, between August 1, 2017 and December 1, 2017:*
- Curriculum Vitae
- Publication List
- Statement of Purpose
- 2 Reference Letters (to be uploaded on MathJobs by the reference writers)
To receive full consideration, it is essential that all application materials, including two letters of support, be in place at the MathJobs website by December 1, 2017.
Important Note on Visa Status: If you are not a US citizen or permanent resident, please make sure to check visa instructions before proceeding with your application. Please note that severe restrictions apply to H1-B visa holders.
Important Note: The Complementary Program has a limited number of memberships that are open to mathematicians who are partners of invited members of a core program. Interested partners should apply for the position of Research Members in the Complementary Program through MathJobs www.mathjobs.org/jobs/
Research Membership offers will be announced during February 2018. MSRI asks applicants' consideration in not phoning or emailing the Institute regarding the status of their applications before March 2018.
Mid career female applicants may wish to consider applying for the Joan and Joseph Birman Fellowship for Women Scholars.