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Postdoctoral Opportunities

U-M Postings and Administered Programs

U-M Postdoctoral Job Postings

Search current positions by selecting “Research Fellows” from the Career Interest dropdown.

Michigan Society of Fellows

Eight fellows at the start of their careers in any academic or professional field are selected each year for three-year appointments.

President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Fellowships in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), economics, and political science fields, with faculty mentoring, professional development and academic networking opportunities.

Oberlin College / Kalamazoo College / University of Michigan Exchange Program (OK/U-M)

This collaboration allows U-M students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences to apply for postdoctoral fellowships at Oberlin and Kalamazoo.

MICHR Postdoctoral Translational Scholars Program (PTSP)

Designed to prepare individuals with a Ph.D. in a biomedical science or social science discipline for independent careers in translational research.

Job, Career, and Funding Resources

Outstanding Postdoctoral Fellow Award

Recognizes postdoctoral fellows at the University of Michigan who have demonstrated a breadth of excellence in all areas of research, teaching, mentoring, service, and leadership.

U-M Office of Research and Sponsored Projects

Funding opportunities databases (Pivot and SPIN) and other resources for finding funding.

NSF Specialized Information for Postdoctoral Fellows

A list of programs that provide either direct or indirect funding or that focus on educational development for postdoctoral fellows.

Versatile Ph.D.

The oldest, largest online community dedicated to non-academic and non-faculty careers for Ph.D.s in humanities, social science, and STEM.

National Postdoctoral Association

Provides a national voice for postdoctoral scholars to enhance the quality of the postdoctoral experience in the U.S.

Dedicated to matching qualified scientists with jobs in industry, academia, and government.

MyIDP: Individual Development Plan

A national online IDP from Science Magazine.