Harvard School of Public Health is offering postdoctoral fellowship in USA. Applicants must hold PhD degree in public health-related fields. Five fellowships are awarded annually which covers competitive salary with benefits for one year, renewable for a second year. US applicants who are historically underrepresented -American Indians or Alaska Natives, Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos and Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders are eligible for this fellowship. Online application must be submitted by November 1, 2013.. The Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship Program draws on the rich research environment and intellectual resources of one of the world’s premier public health training institutions, The Harvard School of Public Health. The goal of the program is to advance the intellectual and professional development of each Yerby fellow. Under the guidance of a senior HSPH faculty member with compatible interests, fellows develop their research agendas, gain experience in publishing papers in peer-reviewed journals and obtaining grant support, participate in a variety of professional development workshops, and increase their communication and presentation skills. Fellowship training is available throughout the broad range of the school’s activities— laboratory sciences, population sciences, and social and policy sciences. Fellows have a home within one of the school’s nine academic departments.. Fellowship is available for pursuing postdoctoral level at Harvard School of Public Health in USA. The research areas of this scholarship are:
The fellowship is awarded in Biostatistics, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Genetics and Complex Diseases, Global Health and Population, Health Policy and Management, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Nutrition, Social and Behavioral Sciences in USA. Who can apply to this scholarship?
· The Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship Program seeks highly qualified candidates with established research interests and a doctoral degree in public health
· related fields.
· Of special interest are applicants who will contribute to academic diversity– e.g. those from groups historically underrepresented in U.S. health
· related sciences (defined by the National Institutes of Health as American Indians or Alaska Natives, Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, and Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders) and others whose background will contribute to academic diversity, including individuals with disabilities.Benefits of the scholarship:
Yerby fellows receive a competitive salary with benefits for one year, renewable for a second year. The fellowship begins on September 1 of each year.
More information about the fellowship:Duration:
Yerby fellows receive a competitive salary with benefits for one year, renewable for a second year.Number of scholarships:
Up to five new fellowships are awarded annually.