Postdoctoral Fellowship

The 2022 program application is open now!
Participation of groups that are underrepresented in STEM disciplines is essential to the health and vitality of science and engineering. The CSP is dedicated to broadening the participation of underrepresented groups in the sciences, and to that end welcomes applications for the CSP Postdoctoral Fellowship.

PROGRAM OUTLINE

Fellowship support begins on or after August 1, 2022 and fellowships will not extend beyond July 31, 2024.

Eligibility

Applicants must have completed their PhD by the start of the fellowship, and identify as an underrepresented/minoritized person in the sciences (e.g., female, genderqueer, transgender, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native American or Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, bisexual, gay, lesbian, queer, have a disability, or a veteran of the US Armed Forces, Reserves, or National Guard). All applicants are welcome to apply.

TIMELINE AND HOW TO APPLY

Timeline
Application deadline for 2022 fellowships: November 8, 2021.
Interviews: December 2021­-January 2022
Awardees Notified: By 1 March 2022

How to Apply
Please send a cover letter describing your interest, your current CV, and up to three selected publications by email to Jennifer McCambridge via the CSP email: csp@umn.edu. In your cover letter indicate which CSP investigators are most aligned with your future research interests and a brief statement describing how you intend to contribute to the center’s effort of broadening participation among underrepresented groups in the sciences. Applicants who do not follow the application procedures will not be considered.

CSP investigators available as advisors for 2022 fellows
Chris Alabi, Michelle Chang, Geoff Coates, Paul Dauenhauer, Will Dichtel, Chris Ellison, Brett Fors, Marc Hillmyer, Tom Hoye, Julia Kalow, Theresa Reineke, Stuart Rowan

Questions?

For questions, contact Director of Education, Outreach, & Diversity, Jennifer McCambridge csp@umn.edu