Provides NASA Centers with the responsibility to identify candidate postdoctoral opportunities that meet one or more of the following objectives: (a) conduct cutting edge scientific research consistent with NASA’s and SMD’s strategic objectives; (b) recruit the finest early career scientists for short-term, focused research opportunities; and (c) infuse new skills into, and revitalize, both new and existing research groups.
Early Career Fellowship (more info in the notes/slides above from Dr. Richey's proposal workshop)
Established to facilitate the integration of new discipline researchers into the established research funding programs and to provide tools and experience useful when searching for a more advanced (i.e., tenure-track, civil servant, or equivalent) position. Apply by being PI or Science PI of NASA ROSES grant proposal, checking the box for ECF and including an extra page of your CV. See notes above under Funding for more information.