Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities in Neuroscience


Autism  Speaks, Mentored-based Postdoctoral Fellowships
Designed to attract the best  and brightest young investigators to the field of autism research.


Burroughs  Wellcome Career Awards for Medical Scientists
Foster the early career development of physician scientists.


Burroughs  Wellcome Career Awards at the Scientific Interface
Foster the early career  development of researchers with backgrounds in the physical/computational  sciences whose work addresses biological questions.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research Fellowship
Provides support for highly qualified candidates at the post-PhD or post-health professional degree stages to add to their experience by engaging in health research either in Canada or abroad.

Damon  Runyon Cancer Research
Encourages all theoretical and experimental research  relevant to the study of cancer and the search for cancer causes, mechanisms,  therapies and prevention.

Helen Hay Whitney  Foundation
Supports early postdoctoral research training in all basic  biomedical sciences.


Human  Frontier Science Program Long-Term and Cross-Disciplinary Fellowships
For fellows moving into a different field or discipline, in  a country different from that in which they earned their PhD degree.


Jane Coffin Childs Memorial  Fund
Awards for full time postdoctoral studies in the medical and  related sciences bearing on cancer.


Life Sciences Research Foundation
Solicits monies from industry,  foundations and individuals to support postdoctoral fellowships in the life  sciences.

Lundbeck Postdoctoral Fellowship in Translational Neuroscience Research at Columbia University
Supports postdoctoral researchers who use basic neuroscience research methods to create advances in diagnosis or treatment of disorders of the human nervous system.

Multiple  Sclerosis Career Transition Awards
Supports a 2-year period of advanced postdoctoral training  in MS research and the first 3 years of research support in a new faculty  position.


Multiple  Sclerosis Mentor-Based Fellowship in Rehabilitation Research
Supports fellows in research related to multiple sclerosis  rehabilitation.


Multiple  Sclerosis Postdoctoral Fellowships
Supports fellows who will perform  meaningful and independent research relevant to multiple sclerosis.


NARSAD  Young Investigator Award
Supports research on brain and behavior disorders.


Niemann-Pick  Disease Fellowships
For postdoctoral research fellows examining the neurobiology  of Niemann-Pick Type C (NP-C) disease.


NIH National  Research Service Award (NRSA)
Supports postdoctoral training in all areas of biomedical  sciences.


NIH Pathway  to Independence
Supports advanced postdoctoral training and early  independent faculty position.


NSF International  Research Fellowship Program (IRFP)
Introduces scientists in the early stages of stages of their  careers to international collaborative research opportunities….


NSF  Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellowships and Supporting Activities (NSF  06-586)
For recent minority Ph.D.s (Native Americans (including  American Indians and Alaskan Natives), African-Americans, Hispanics, and Native  Pacific Islanders).


Robert  Leet & Clara Guthrie Patterson Trust
Postdoctoral  Fellowship in Brain Circuitry
Supports research that seeks fundamental insights into the  mechanisms by which neural circuits control behavior.