Postdoctoral Researchers may be either Fellows (US Citizens or Permanent Residents appointed to our National Library of Medicine Training Grant) or Scientists (supported by a faculty grant). Those interested in the NLM supported Postdoctoral fellowship apply in the fall through the online GSAS admissions system. Those interested in Postdoctoral Scientist positions should email faculty directly to inquire about positions in their lab to which they may apply.
For the NLM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, enrollment in our MA or PhD degree program will be required for fellows who have not had formal coursework and training in informatics. The requirements put forth by these programs must be fulfilled for the successful completion of this Postdoctoral position.
The NLM fellowship supports up to the 3 years of training and includes a stipend based on years of experience post doctorate, tuition, fees, and health insurance coverage.
In addition to formal coursework, Postdoctoral researchers on the MA-track are required to complete a master’s essay based on their own research and an oral breadth exam; Postdoctoral researchers on the PhD-track are required to complete a dissertation on their research.