Job Title: Washington Research Foundation (WRF) Postdoctoral Fellowships
Washington Research Foundation (WRF)
All Cities, WA United States
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Washington Research Foundation (WRF) Postdoctoral Fellowships
WRF will support up to 10 new highly creative and dedicated postdoctoral scientists each year at research institutions in Washington state. Fellows will conduct groundbreaking work on their own original projects addressing unmet public needs. Our ultimate goal is for the Fellows' research to benefit the public through the creation of products and services.
WRF Postdoctoral Fellows:
Will be chosen by an outstanding external selection committee
Will be supported for three years at an eligible research institution in Washington state
Will choose the laboratories at which they will conduct their research
Will choose a 2021 start date of January 1, April 1, July 1 or October 1
Will receive a stipend of $65,000 for the first year, $67,500 for the second year and $70,000 for the third year, plus benefits of up to $20,000 per year
Will have a budget of up to $5,000 per year for research supplies, equipment and/or travel
Will attend periodic lectures and networking events
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (Green Card holder)
Must have completed a doctorate from an accredited graduate program prior to commencement of their Fellowship. Preference will be given to applicants who gained their PhDs on or after July 1, 2019
Can have a background in any STEM field, but preference will be given to applicants whose project proposals are in life sciences and enabling technologies
If selected, must be available to attend an interview in Seattle on September 26 or 27, 2020, at WRF's discretion. WRF will provide a travel allowance. Videoconference interviews might replace in-person interviews if necessary due to COVID-19
Must have an institution and lab chosen prior to their interview, if selected
Closing Date: end of the day on Sunday, June 21, 2020
Selection process and timeline:
Following a review of all completed applications by the selection committee, an in-person interview will be offered to each shortlisted candidate. Applicants will be notified in early August if they have been shortlisted
In-person interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place in Seattle on September 26 and 27, 2020. Videoconference interviews might replace in-person interviews if necessary due to COVID-19
Successful candidates will be notified that they have received a WRF Postdoctoral Fellowship in October 2020
Applications must be submitted through the Embark platform linked from WRF's website by Sunday, June 21, 2020.
For additional information, please visit www.wrfseattle.org.
Washington Research Foundation values diversity
Were an equal opportunity employer and advocate. We respect diverse perspectives and experiences, and value the contributions of people from all backgrounds.