Finding Positions

To find a postdoctoral position at Northwestern University:

  • Review the research of individual faculty and directly contact the faculty of interest.
  • Search the list of academic departments at the university website. 
  • Northwestern faculty may advertise in national journals related to their research; remember to check for position listings in academic publications in your specialty.

Listed below are some of the postdoctoral opportunities at Northwestern University.

This service is provided in partnership with a web based academic job board Instructions on posting a position can be found by Northwestern Faculty and Staff, on the Faculty Resources page. 

To view current postdoctoral openings please click here.

Additional Openings:


Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Neurology, Northwestern University

Joseph Mazzulli, PhD, Department of Neurology


Postdoctoral Fellow, Macrophage Biology, Northwestern University

Edward Thorp PhD, FAHA, Department of Pathology & Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute


Postdoctoral Position, Center for the Neurobiology of Language Recovery


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biobehavioral Oncology & Cancer Survivorship Research

Dr. Frank Penedo, PhD, Medical Social Sciences


Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Pathology, Northwestern University

Dr. Edward Thorp, PhD, Department of Pathology & Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute


Postdoctoral/Research Faculty Positions in Network Theory and Applications, Northwestern University

Dr. Adilson Motter, PhD, Physics & Astronomy Department


Postdoctoral Fellow, Transplant and Tumor Immunology, Northwestern University

Dr. Ankit Bharat, MD, Division of Thoracic Surgery


Postdoctoral position in Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Northwestern University

Dr. Barbara Jung, MD, Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Ocular development and angiogenesis, Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Dr. Tsutomu Kume, PhD, FAHA


Postdoctoral Position, Program in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hormone Action (NUPEDHA)

NUPEDHA Mentors, Departments of Medicine, Endocrinology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Nephrology, Biomedical Engineering, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Hematology/Oncology


Postdoctoral Position, Pathogenesis of Uterine Fibroids

Dr. Erica Marsh, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University