The Postdoctoral Fellowship Program provides advanced training in outcomes research to nurses who have received a doctoral degree from an accredited university in nursing or a field relevant to nursing outcomes research and would like the opportunity to further develop their research career in the area of health outcomes.
- Fellows receive stipends for coursework in advanced methodology and statistics.
- The level of mentorship and guidance allows fellows to explore independent scholarship while planning a career trajectory in research. The CHOPR Faculty provides direction as the postdoctoral fellow strives to hone skills in grant development, project management, and manuscript preparation.
- Fellows are given the tools to network with other interdisciplinary researchers and research centers across the school of nursing and the University of Pennsylvania.
- Fellows gain access to a broad range of datasets spanning 15 years of researchand are encouraged to attend scientific conferences and meetings.
The CHOPR Postdoctoral Fellowship is intended for US Citizens or Permanent Residents only.
- PhD (or equivalent) and interest in developing a research career with a focus on nursing outcomes research.
- Completion of graduate level course work in advanced quantitative methods.
- Written recommendations from at least three individuals who can speak to the applicant’s research potential, one of whom is a representative of the applicant’s dissertation committee.
- Review of the applicant’s scholarly written work, including dissertation and publications.
- Written statement of goals including justification of the fit within the conceptual area of nursing outcomes research.
- An interview with CHOPR faculty
Postdoctoral candidates are expected to demonstrate the following:
- Match with the overall goals and objectives of the training grant and affiliated Center.
- Match with the T32 and Center-affiliated faculty advisor.
- Scholarly potential for nursing science inquiry that has a high impact.
- Commitment to a research career in a research intensive environment.
- Scholarly productivity during and/or after the research doctoral training.
Learn more about the Biomedical Postdoctoral Programs at Penn from this link.