Fellowships and Teaching Opportunities


Postdoctoral research fellows are supported by Princeton University-sponsored training grants or external fellowships from private or public agencies. Fellows may also receive salary supplements from the faculty sponsors/mentors. Many sources of postdoctoral funding can be found through grant listing services such as the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Molecular Biology grants staff assists new postdoctoral fellows in applying for fellowships. Current postdoctoral fellows are supported by American Cancer Society, Damon Runyon Research Foundation, Helen Hay Whitney, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, American Heart Association, New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research, New Jersey Commission on Brain Injury and New Jersey Commission on Spinal Cord Injury. International fellows are encouraged to apply for various international funding opportunities.

There are many opportunities for career development in the Department. Postdoctoral fellows frequently apply for the career award supported by the National Health Institutes (K Awards and Burroughs Wellcome Fund).

Contact Vesna Bacic for more information on fellowship opportunities.

Teaching Opportunities

Several undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department offer teaching opportunities specifically for postdocs, including the summer undergraduate research program, Junior tutorials, and other courses.

Contact the Graduate Administrator for more information on teaching opportunities.