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Fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University

Fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University

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Carnegie Mellon University calls application for Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. The Neuroscience Institute (NI) of Carnegie Mellon University seeks diverse, creative, and collaborative early-career applicants for its Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

The program seeks to bring new perspectives and voices to our community; researchers already in CMU laboratories are ineligible. Up to two fellowships (renewable annually, typically for two years) will be awarded per year.

Fellowship Award

Fellows on Carnegie Mellon University Neuroscience Institute calls application for Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship Program will receive an annual stipend of $55,000, full benefits, and a professional development fund of up to $5000 per year.


Candidates must have the following qualifications to be eligible for Fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University

  • A commitment to promoting diverse ideas, perspectives, and voices in our research community.
  • A creative, interdisciplinary approach to solving modern problems in neuroscience.
  • The skills to develop new methods to study brain, behavior, and their relationship.
  • The promise of seeding or promoting sustainable, collaborative links between NI faculty research programs.
  • The potential for the proposed research to lead to competitive external funding.

Required Documents

  • A cover letter describing your career goals, how the proposed work would prepare you for this path; and how past experiences qualify you for the project (1 page).
  • Your proposed research plan (2 pages).
  • A diversity, equity, and inclusion statement detailing your commitment to and potential to contribute to a welcoming and open research community (1 page).
  • A current CV (2 pages).
  • Letters of support from two current NI faculty who will co-mentor your proposed research, which describes how your background qualifies you for the proposed work, the co-sponsors role on the project, and how the proposed work relates to, enables, and hopefully expands the co-sponsors research program (1 page, each.

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is a private research university based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Carnegie Mellon has grown into an international university with over a dozen degree-granting locations in six continents, including campuses in Qatar and Silicon Valley, and more than 20 research partnerships.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline31 March,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerCarnegie Mellon University



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