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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Academic Diversity

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Academic Level:
Postdoc & Early Career

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia views diversity as the key driver of achievement, particularly when innovation is critical. The Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Academic Diversity at CHOP partners with the University of Pennsylvania’s Provost Fellowship Program, which are competitive programs with a common goal of increasing the diversity of the scholar community. Both organizations, though independent entities, partner to fund these Fellowship programs to attract promising researchers and educators from different backgrounds, races, ethnic groups, and other diverse populations whose life experience, research experience, and employment background will contribute significantly to their academic missions.


Train in basic, behavioral, clinical, computational or translational research areas under direct supervision of a CHOP-based faculty member.

Engage in a personalized mentoring component that supports trainees with various personal and professional goals and develops a professional network.

Present work internally at CHOP Research Poster Day, Emerging Scientists Symposium, and within respective Departments/Divisions.

Develop into an independent investigator and receive support to identify, apply for, and secure additional funding mechanisms.

Prepare for next step in career with workshops and seminars to help with grant preparation and develop teaching skills.

Salary of $57,000, increasing in years 2 and 3. Annual allowance for travel and supplies. One-time relocation allowance for external candidates up to $5,000.

Participating Institution(s):
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Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Postdoc Website this link takes you to a different website

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Medical Sciences

Medical Biology

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