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Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows Award Program

Modified: August 10, 2016

The Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows Award program supports postdoctoral scholars with the highest potential for success in an independent academic career in chemistry and the life sciences, to assist in their transition from “mentored yet independent” postdoctoral projects to an independent, tenure-track position. These individuals are expected to become the next generation of leaders and innovators in science, engineering, and technology. Please visit the program webpage for more information, including application instructions and eligibility requirements. Applications are due on September 19th.

Eligibility Criteria for Postdoctoral Applicants at the Time of Application

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident;
  • Granted/conferred PhD, MD, or MD/PhD;
  • May be eligible for a tenure-track position at a scientific research institution at the end of the Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship;
  • Applicants with more than 36 months postdoctoral experience in a research lab, or who are more than 5 years from their PhD, MD, MD/PhD, are not eligible to apply.
  • Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards may not be used to support the clinical years of residency training; Applicants may not have faculty appointments.

Award
The award will range from $63,300 - $77,000, based on years of relevant postdoctoral research experience at the time of application, with 75% of the award going towards the stipend, and 25% used towards research expenditures.

Next Steps
Please contact the Office of Foundation Relations if you are interested in applying to this funding opportunity:

Michael Kelley
Senior Associate Director
Office of Foundation Relations
Phone: 847-491-7435
mhkelley@northwestern.edu

If you are a Feinberg faculty member, please contact:
Michelle Melin-Rogovin
Senior Associate Director, Foundation Relations
Feinberg School of Medicine
(312) 503-7072
m-melin-rogovin@northwestern.edu

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