Postdoctoral Fellowship

The application for the 2021 program has closed
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.


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.

How to apply

The application for fellowships in 2021 has closed. Please check back in the fall for more information about 2022 fellowships.

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: 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.


For questions, contact Director of Education, Outreach, & Diversity, Jennifer McCambridge (