Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

University of California- San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Oct 01, 2020
Oct 01, 2021
Full Time
Position Type
The University of California, San Francisco Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care is accepting applications for a postdoctoral research fellowship funded by the NIH. Positions are available in 2021, with flexible starting dates. Candidates interested in basic, translational, and clinical research training opportunities in areas that are relevant to anesthesiology and the perioperative sciences are invited to apply. Fellows will receive in-depth research mentorship, complete coursework in grant writing and biostatistics, and join a community of diverse physician-scientists and scientists. The program is structured around five integrated tracks:
  • Critical Care and Immunology
  • Neuroscience, Pain, and Addiction
  • Omics, Bioinformatics, and Medical Informatics
  • Outcomes and Disparities Research, and Implementation Sciences
  • Vascular Biology and Bioengineering
Fellowship Features:
  • Stipend, funding for health insurance, and an annual allowance for travel and training-related expenses
  • Well-established departmental research training program (Pathway to Scientific Independence) that incorporates longstanding NIH T32 postdoctoral fellowship
  • The benefits of training in the world-renowned research environment of UCSF
  • Hands-on research with an experienced faculty mentor and team of advisors
  • Focus on career and professional development
  • Training activities include grant writing, ethics, biostatistics, and scientific leadership
Fellow Requirements:
  • PhD, DVM, DDS, MD, or comparable doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution
  • U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals, or permanent residents only
  • The fellowship requires a minimum 2-year commitment
Commitment to Diversity:
UCSF has an exceptional commitment to excellence and diversity. We encourage and welcome all qualified applications and particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups in the sciences, including underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. UCSF offers reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are a person with a disability who would like to discuss potential accommodations or engage in a confidential conversation, please contact Disability Management Services at 415-476-2621.

More Information:
For more information about the fellowship and to request an application, contact Kate Alfieri, PhD, Director of Research Development and Training ( or visit the fellowship website:

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