The University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce its FY 2014 Postdoctoral Fellowships for Academic Diversity program. The program seeks to attract promising scholars and educators from different backgrounds, races, ethnic groups, and other diverse groups whose life experience, research experience and employment background will contribute significantly to our academic excellence. Fellowships are available for postdoctoral training in all areas of study at Penn. For full eligibility requirements and award details, please continue reading.
Postdoctoral Fellowships for Academic Diversity at the University of Pennsylvania:
Successful candidates will receive highly mentored scholarly and research training as well as courses and workshops to enhance their research success skills and prepare them for a faculty position in a major university.
•Graduate students who have completed, or will complete their requirements for Ph.D. by the Fellowship start date.
•Postdoctoral scholars who have completed their dissertation within the last three years.
•Professional applicants (M.D., D.M.D., V.M.D., J.D., etc) within a year of completing their post-degree professional training.
•Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents.
•Postdocs, residents and fellows who currently have a position at Penn are ineligible for this program.
Fellows receive a stipend of $43,000 in year 1 with $2,000 increments in years 2 and 3, as well as annual allowances for travel ($2,000) and research ($5,000), and a one-time relocation expense of $5,000. The University also provides a medical, vision, dental and life insurance benefits package. Successful candidates will receive highly mentored scholarly and research training as well as courses and workshops to enhance their research success skills and prepare them for a faculty position in a major university.
Application deadline is August 30, 2013.
For complete details please see http://www.upenn.edu/research/postdocs_students/postdoctoral_fellowships_for_academic_diversity/