Postdoc Opportunities

August 17, 2018

2019 Marshall Sherfield Fellowship Competition

The Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission will be offering one Marshall Sherfield Fellowship for 2019. The fellowship, which is funded by the Marshall Sherfield Fellowship Foundation, and administered by the Marshall Commission, enables an American scientist or engineer to undertake postdoctoral research for a period of one to two academic years at a British university or research institute.

August 16, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Pharmacology

An NIH-supported postdoctoral fellowship is available in the laboratory of Geoff Swanson in the Department of Pharmacology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. They are investigating how kainate receptors contribute to neuronal and circuit-level development in the central and peripheral nervous system and how disrupted signaling through these receptors leads to human neurodevelopmental disorders.

August 15, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Quantitative Biology

The NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology at Northwestern University is a place where mathematical scientists and developmental biologists intensely work together on a broad range of questions arising from investigations into the biology of animal development. Supported fellows are designated Center for Quantitative Biology Fellows.

August 15, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Biomedical Education, Searle Center

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching at Northwestern University invites applicants for a postdoctoral fellow to support a new National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded initiative. The fellow will assist the Searle Center and a multi-institutional team to develop, implement, research and assess a postdoctoral professional development program called the Postdoc Academy, offered at scale to postdocs across the country.

August 14, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Cell Polarity Signaling, The Ohio State University

A postdoctoral position is available in a cell biology lab at The Ohio State University. The lab investigates GTPase signaling pathways involved in development of cell polarity using budding yeast as a model organism.

August 10, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - NSF-Simons Fellows Program

The NSF-Simons Fellows Program, which attracts early career scientists with diverse backgrounds and exceptional promise, is designed to enhance interaction and collaboration among participants in order to stimulate creative thinking and interdisciplinary science.

August 8, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Immunology of Cardiovascular Disease & Transplant

The Thorp Lab is looking to recruit self-motivated Postdoctoral Scientist/Fellows in the Department of Pathology and Feinberg Cardiovascular Research & Renal Institute for studies of immune cells and their crosstalk during cardiovascular disease (including in the heart and vasculature and after myocardial ischemia or after heart transplant).

August 8, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Nanostructures on Microelectronic Platforms

A postdoctoral research associate position is available at Northwestern University’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the area of protein development with novel functions by engineering protein structures with regulated conformational changes.

August 8, 2018

Freelance Opportunity: Proteintech

Proteintech Group, Inc. is looking for a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow to help them improve their search engine optimization for their antibodies.

August 8, 2018

Multidisciplinary Training Program in Child and Adolescent Health

Applications for the Northwestern Multidisciplinary Training Program in Child and Adolescent Health (TL1) are now being accepted. The program provides postdoctoral fellows in pediatrics, engineering, and data science who are interested in solving child health problems with mentoring, protected research time, and other resources and training that are key to successful research.

August 2, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities - Cancer Biology

Postdoctoral (postdoc) positions are available at the Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Medicine and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Yu lab combines bioinformatics analysis with cutting-edge genomics technologies to investigate transcriptional and epigenetic regulations of cancer with specific interests in hormonal transcription factors and chromatin modifiers.

August 2, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts

The Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and selected natural sciences, invites applications for the 2019-22 fellowship competition. Applications are due by August 22.

August 1, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities - Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) is a premier pediatric research institution with over 900 diverse and productive faculty members.

August 1, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Otolaryngology, flow cytometry, ELISPOT assays

The chronic sinusitis immunopathogenesis laboratory is interested in understanding epithelial responses in the nasal mucosa relevant to Type 2 inflammation. Prior experience with flow cytometry, ELISPOT assays, cell sorting and assaying immunoglobulin specificities would be strongly preferred.

August 1, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Otolaryngology

The chronic sinusitis immunopathogenesis laboratory is interested in understanding epithelial responses in the nasal mucosa relevant to Type 2 inflammation. The ideal candidate would have a PhD in immunology or molecular biology and has experience with independent experimental design, troubleshooting of experiments and using published literature to guide future research directions.

July 31, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Zukunftskolleg

The Zukunftskolleg is an Institute for Advanced Study for early career researchers at the University of Konstanz. Since 2007, it has promoted outstanding postdoctoral researchers from the humanities, social and natural sciences.

July 31, 2018

Beckman Young Investigator Program

The Beckman Young Investigator (BYI) Program is seeking candidates within the first three years of a tenure-track position, or an equivalent independent research appointment, at a United States academic or non-profit institution that conducts research in chemical and life sciences.

July 19, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Nanosensors, Glucose, SERS, In Vivo Imaging, Plasmonics

A research position (post-doctoral fellowship) is immediately available to work on the development of nanosensors for in vivo biosensing, with a focus on continuous glucose monitoring.

July 18, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Translational Brain Injury Research

The Department of Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University is seeking an outstanding Postdoctoral Fellow for expansion of basic and translational studies related to the role of the Angiopoietin – Tie2 tyrosine kinase vascular signaling pathway in blood brain barrier function and cerebral edema after stroke and brain injury.

July 16, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Fulbright Israel

Fulbright Israel is looking for the brightest and most innovative scholars who aspire to research in Israel and join the Fulbright family.

July 5, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Alzheimer's Disease

A Postdoctoral Researcher position is available immediately at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, in the laboratory of Dr. Robert Vassar, Professor of Neurology. The postdoctoral research project will involve investigations of molecular and cellular mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis.

June 29, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Clinical Neuroscience for Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Theresa Pape and the Pape Lab at Hines VA and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Physical Rehabilitation Medicine, are focused on multiple aspects of advancing the care of traumatic brain injury (TBI), including novel treatments, methodologies and advancing neurobehavioral and neuroscience psychometric measures in TBI.

June 27, 2018

Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship

Candidates from all areas of research and scholarship—who are no more than two years past the award date of their doctoral degree at the time of the appointment—are eligible for the Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows program.

June 26, 2018

Marshall Sherfield Fellowship

The Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission will be offering one Marshall Sherfield Fellowship for 2019. The first such Fellowships were awarded in 1998 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Marshall Plan.

June 20, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Urology T32 Training Grant

Postdoctoral fellow positions in basic and translational research are available immediately at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Sponsored by an NIDDK T32 training grant to the Department of Urology, these positions require US citizenship or permanent resident status.

June 19, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Microbiome Neuroscience

Immediate opportunities exist for postdoctoral fellows to study microbial modulation of cognitive function and pelvic pain in clinically relevant models at Northwestern University. Join their well-funded, interdisciplinary team to characterize the impact of the microbiome in novel mouse models where they study symptom mechanisms at the molecular, microbiologic, physiologic, and behavioral levels.

June 13, 2018

NURAP and AHEAD Present: Careers in Research Administration

Join NURAP and AHEAD for Careers in Research Administration, a panel discussion about Research Administration careers at Northwestern. Panels will be held on both campuses.

June 4, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Cardiovascular Biology

A postdoctoral position is available at the Feinberg Cardiovascular and Renal Research Institute, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago to study the cellular and molecular mechanisms controlling the formation of the cardiovascular system using mouse models and stem cell-based approaches. They are particularly interested in understanding signaling pathways leading to transcriptional regulation of genes involved in developmental and pathological (lymph) angiogenesis.

June 4, 2018

NIH Intramural Research and Job Openings - June 2018

The NIH has released its job openings for the month of June.

June 4, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Metal Carboxylates in Oil Paints

The Northwestern University / Art Institute of Chicago Center for Scientific Studies in the Arts (NU- ACCESS) is offering a two-year postdoctoral research scholarship (possibly extendable for a third year) to study the chemistry of zinc soaps: organic/inorganic compounds that form by reaction of the Zn oxide pigment with an oil-based (lipidic) binding medium. Overall, the grant activities aim to develop computational and experimental tools needed to understand how artworks undergo change over long periods of time.

June 4, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Uro-Microimmunology

An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available immediately at Northwestern University in the Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Urology. The postdoctoral fellow will work closely with Joshua Meeks, MD, PhD in the Department of Urology and Stephen Miller, PhD in the department of Microbiology and Immunology on a combined research focusing on immune cell involvement in benign and malignant urologic conditions.

June 4, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Urology

A post-doctoral position is available immediately at Northwestern University in the Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Urology. The selected candidate will take part in the collaboration with the department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics to work on the genetic, epigenetic, and immune mechanisms of cancer biology and epigenetic-based therapies.

May 11, 2018

Job Opportunity: Senior Compliance Analyst, NU Conflict of Interest Office

Are you looking to continue or grow your career supporting university research? Are you enthusiastic about research integrity? The Northwestern University Conflict of Interest Office, based in Evanston, is looking for an inquisitive and motivated individual to support the university’s conflict of interest program with an aim to further Northwestern’s research growth.

May 11, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Rush University, Wound Infection

A postdoctoral opportunity at Rush University Medical Center in laboratory of Sasha Shafikhani, PhD, is now open. The lab is focused on developing antibiotic-free ways of controlling infection and stimulating healing in diabetic and normal wounds.

May 10, 2018

NIH Intramural Research and Job Openings - May 2018

The NIH has released its latest announcement of open positions.

May 10, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Immunology

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Cancer Immunology Laboratory at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and NIH-designated Robert Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. Research projects include: 1) Cancer therapeutic resistance and immune evasion mechanisms; 2) mechanisms immune-checkpoint related colitic toxicity with unique animal models and clinical samples (Sci Adv. 2017 May 17;3(5):e1602133).; 3) metabolic reprogramming of tumor microenvironment.

May 2, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Cancer Biology

The Backman Photonics Laboratory at Northwestern University’s Biomedical Engineering Department is seeking a postdoctoral scholar to join a multidisciplinary team of scientists leading cutting-edge research at the crossroads of biology, physics, engineering, genomics and medicine.

April 25, 2018

INVO Series in Evanston

The Innovation and New Ventures Office at Northwestern catalyzes the translation of university innovations out of the lab to benefit the public. 

April 25, 2018

Senior Consultant Position at Sg2

Sg2, a Vizient company, is the health care industry’s premier authority on health care trends, insights and market analytics. Their analytics and expertise help hospitals and health systems achieve sustainable growth and ensure ongoing market relevance through the development of an effective System of CARE.

April 17, 2018

BioMed X Innovation Center - Call for Applications

The BioMed X Innovation Center in Heidelberg, Germany has put out a call for applications for their new laboratory in researching the field of Plasticity of Myeloid Cells. They are seeking a group leader, two postdoctoral fellows, and two research assistants.

April 17, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Brain Tumor Research

The Becher Laboratory is seeking a qualified individual for a newly available postdoctoral position at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. Their lab focuses on brain tumor research using genetic mouse models with a focus on diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), an incurable type of brain cancer that arises in the brainstem of children. Applicants must have a recent MD and/or PhD degree in immunology, cell biology, neuroscience and/or anatomy.

April 16, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Immunotherapy

An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available immediately at Northwestern University in the Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Urology. The postdoctoral fellow will work closely with Joshua Meeks, MD, PhD in the Department of Urology and Stephen Miller, PhD in the department of Microbiology and Immunology. Candidates are required to have US citizenship or permanent residence and a PhD or MD in Molecular biology, or Immunology and/or comparable experience in these subjects. Preferred qualifications include experience with bioinformatics and next generation sequencing.

April 16, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Cancer Biology and Epigenetic-Based Therapies

A postdoctoral position is available immediately at Northwestern University in the Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Urology. Minimum qualifications include a strong publication history and a desire for independent research. Preferred qualifications include individuals with experience in bioinformatics and animal models.

April 12, 2018

NIH Intramural Research and Job Openings - April 2018

Check out the job opportunities available at the NIH for April 2018!

April 6, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellow Opportunity - Early Childhood Mathematics Policy

The DREME Network (Development and Research in Early Mathematics Education) at Northwestern University is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to participate in an innovative study of districts’ efforts to create greater alignment preschool through grade 3 in mathematics. Applicants should have earned a doctorate in education, sociology, public policy, mathematics education or a related field.

April 6, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellow Opportunity - Complex Disciplinary Environments

A postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Simone Ispa-Landa, School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University, is available. The fellow will assist with the conduct of ethnographic research on how adolescent students, parents, teachers, police, social workers, and administrators navigate a complex disciplinary environment.

April 6, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellow Opportunity - Cellular Signaling

A postdoctoral position is available in a NIH-funded research project to study functions of the anti-fibrotic molecule, SARA (Smad Anchor for Receptor Activation), under the direction of Doctors Hayashida and Schnaper in the Division of Kidney Disease in the Department of Pediatrics, which is located in the downtown Chicago campus.

April 6, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Innate Immune Response and Colon Cancer

A full time postdoctoral fellow position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Elizabeth Eklund in the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at Northwestern University. Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, a brief description of research interests, and the names and contact information for three references to Dr. Eklund at e-eklund@northwestern.edu.

April 6, 2018

Armenise-Harvard Career Development Award (CDA) - Application Call 2018

The purpose of the Giovanni Armenise-Harvard Foundation is to support the research of promising young scientists, to contribute to the creation of new areas of research in the biological sciences in Italy, and to strengthen and develop collaborative relationships between Italian scientists and those at Harvard Medical School in Boston (HMS). The deadline for the submission of applications is July 15, 2018.

April 5, 2018

Hartwell Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Primary Mission of The Hartwell Foundation is to stimulate discovery in early-stage biomedical research that has not qualified for funding from traditional sources and that has the potential to benefit children of the United States.

April 4, 2018

NIH Director's Early Independence Awards (DP5)

The NIH Director's Early Independence Award provides an opportunity for exceptional junior scientists to accelerate their entry into an independent research career by forgoing the traditional postdoctoral training period.

March 30, 2018

Postdoctoral Opportunity at Cancer Biology Laboratory at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Postdoctoral fellowship position available immediately in the Cancer Biology Laboratory at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and NIH-designated Robert Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. Research project will be studies of prostate cancer racial disparity-related genes.