NOMIS–STRI Fellowship Program, Republic of Panama

Teaching Staffs at SVPUAT Meerut, UP- Apply by 14 October 2020

NOMIS–STRI Fellowship Program: Join the NOMIS Foundation and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) for a three-year postdoctoral fellowship in animal behavior research, based in Panama. Explore fundamental questions in social behavior, sensory biology, neuroethology, cognitive ecology, and more, conducting field research throughout the tropics.

NOMIS–STRI Fellowship Program for Animal Behavior Research in the Tropics

Designation: Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Area: Animal Behavior Research

Location: Republic of Panama


  • PhD in a relevant field
  • Ability to propose and conduct independent field research on animal social behavior
  • Identify at least three advisors, including one STRI staff scientist
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment

Job Description:

  • Conduct independent field research on animal social behavior, focusing on various aspects such as sensory biology, neuroethology, and cognitive ecology
  • Propose and design innovative research projects with support from advisors
  • Collaborate with STRI staff scientists and partner institutions
  • Participate in cohort network of animal behavior fellows
  • Highlight high-risk projects and interdisciplinary research in proposals

How to Apply:

  • Review full application guidelines here
  • Submit all application materials via the Smithsonian Online Academic Appointment System (SOLAA) by July 15, 2024
  • For inquiries, contact

Last Date for Apply: July 15, 2024


  • Three-year position with a stipend of $62,000 USD per year
  • Annual research and travel budget of up to $13,000, with opportunities for additional funding through intramural and external research funds

The NOMIS Foundation supports pioneering research across disciplines, aiming to create a spark in the world of science. Join a vibrant scientific community at STRI in Panama, conducting groundbreaking research in the biodiversity-rich tropics.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here