Fellowships, Funding Resources, and Select Job Postings
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Internal Fellowships and Funding Resources
Michigan Postdoctoral Pioneer Program – established by the Endowment for Basic Sciences (EBS) to provide financial and mentoring support to highly motivated and promising post-doctoral fellows. Pioneer fellows will be actively co-mentored by the participating investigators and will be expected to share their time between the participating laboratory settings. Awardees will be appointed for three consecutive years. The EBS will provide 90% of the financial and logistical support for the first two years. Participating mentors will jointly provide 10% of the financial support for years 1 and 2, and 100% of the support for year 3. The stipend is set at 120% of the NIH scale for postdoctoral fellows. Applications are due April 1, 2019.
- Maas Professional Development Award – The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies supports our graduate trainees in professional development opportunities such as non-scientific conferences and workshops. Eligible applicants will be graduate students in good academic standing who are actively pursuing a degree in one of the 14 degree-granting programs within PIBS. Application deadlines are rolling and will be reviewed at the end of each month. Grants are up to $500.
- Rackham Professional Development Grant – Looking for funding for professional development workshops, training, activities, etc? Apply for a Professional Development Grant. Application deadlines are rolling. Grants are up to $400.
- Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award – The Office of Postdoctoral Studies provides $500 travel support to Postdoctoral Fellows whose first author abstracts are selected for oral or poster sessions at a conference or meeting. Each year, 20 travel grants will be awarded. Applications are due January 31 for meetings March 1-June 30. Applications are due May 15 for meetings July 1-December 31.
- Michigan Medicine Corporate and Foundation Relations: Curated Source for Discovering Funding Opportunities. The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations within Michigan Medicine is a centralized office that helps to foster relationships between Michigan Medicine and companies and private professional foundations. Part of the Office of Development, we help faculty and external funding partners connect and collaborate to advance mutual goals that align with the university’s research, teaching, and clinical care mission.
External Fellowships and Funding Resources
Michigan Medicine Corporate and Foundation Relations Funding Opportunities – The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations within Michigan Medicine is a centralized office that helps to foster relationships between Michigan Medicine and companies and private professional foundations. The office helps faculty and external funding partners connect and collaborate to advance mutual goals that align with the university’s research, teaching, and clinical care mission.
- Genetics Society of America Policy Fellowship Database
- American Society of Human Genetics: Genetics Education & Engagement Fellowship – Applications will open in February 2019.
- Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award – Encourages all theoretical and experimental research relevant to the study of cancer and the search for cancer causes, mechanisms, therapies and prevention. Granted for a four-year term with second, third, and fourth year funding contingent upon satisfactory progress reports. $231,000 award, deadline March 15th, 2019.
- Science and PINS Prize for Neuromodulation – The Science & PINS Prize is awarded for innovative research that modulates neural activity through physical (electrical, magnetic, optical) stimulation of targeted sites in the nervous system with implications for translational medicine. Applications due March 15, 2019.
- Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship Program – Applications due May 20, 2019.
- Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowships in Israel for U.S. Citizens – Applications due September 16, 2019.
Academic Job Postings
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Markovitz Lab – University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI
- Public Engagement Fellow – Office of Academic Innovation – University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI
- Experiential Learning and Professional Development Program Manager – Cornell University – Ithaca, NY
- Postdoctoral Position Zeng Lab – Drukier Institute for Children’s Health, Weill Cornell Medicine – New York, NY
- Assistant Professor, Microbiology – The University of Oklahoma – Norman, OK
- Postdoctoral Fellow – Weill Cornell Medicine – New York, NY
- Postdoctoral Position in Viral Molecular Genetics and Pathogenesis – University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI
- Instructor, Department of Biology – Colorado State University, College of Natural Sciences – Fort Collins, CO
Non-Academic Job Postings
- Postdoctoral Researcher – Molecular Biologist – National Renewable Energy Laboratory – Golden, CO
- Senior Cancer Immunotherapy Scientist – Affigen – Austin, TX
- Scientist/Sr. Scientist, Microbiology – GenMark Diagnostics – Carlsbad, CA
- Postdoctoral Researcher – Counsel of Graduate Schools – Washington, D.C.
- Senior Scientist – Zoetis – Kalamazoo, MI
- Postdoctoral Analyst – Shedd Aquarium Microbiome Project – Chicago, IL
- Postdoctoral Research Position – Microbiology and Antimicrobial Resistance – USDA – Ames, Iowa
- Stadtman Investigator Tenure-Track Positions – National Institutes of Health Intramural Research Program – Bethesda, MD
- Scientist – Bioinformatician – DuPont – Madison, WI
- Director, Scientific Development, MI Bioresearch – Ann Arbor, MI
Last edited on March 20, 2019.