The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (Pop Ctr) announces calls for applications for three postdoctoral fellowships all to begin in 2013:
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars. Harvard is one of four sites nationally to host this 2 year interdisciplinary program. For program information and to apply, visit http://www.healthandsocietyscholars.org/. For information specific to the Harvard site, visit http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/centers-institutes/population-development/training/rwjf-health-soceity-scholars-program/. Deadline to apply is Friday, September 21, 2012.
The David E. Bell Fellowship provides opportunities for research and leadership training in a flexible, 1 or 2 year non-degree program for researchers and practitioners in the field of population and development. For information and application procedures, visit http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/centers-institutes/population-development/training/bell-fellowship. The application deadline is November 30, 2012.
The Mortimer Spiegelman Postdoctoral Fellowship in Demographic Studies is open to researchers and practitioners in the field of demography and population studies. For 2013, the Pop Ctr will accept either one fellow for a 12 month appointment or two fellows for a six month appointment (each). The application deadline is November 30, 2012. Program and application details can be found at http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/centers-institutes/population-development/training/mortimer-spiegelman-postdoctoral-fellowship-in-demographic-studies.
Cancer Prevention and Control Fellowship. The Harvard School of Public Health’s Departments of Society, Human Development and Health; Epidemiology; Nutrition; and the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Population Sciences invite applications for a joint fellowship in Cancer Prevention and Control. The following fellowships are available September 2013: post-doctorate research (non-degree), post-doctorate research for M.D.’s obtaining a degree (MS, MPH) with a research focus, and pre-doctoral degree. The program’s objective is to train researchers in the design and evaluation of cancer prevention and control. Applicants may work in any area related to cancer prevention. Potential areas of research include health care providers, worksites, schools or youth, or under-served populations, in addition to prevention policy. Applicants for the post-doctoral position must have a doctoral degree in the social and behavioral sciences (e.g. sociology, psychology, economics); epidemiology; biostatistics; decision sciences; nutrition; nursing; genetics; education; medicine; or related fields. The postdoctoral research fellowships are funded for two to three years and do not result in a degree. Applicants for a degree program must complete separate applications to the Harvard School of Public Health’s Admissions Office and to the Cancer Prevention Program. Underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Please request application materials from Whitney Waddell, Staff Assistant, Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02115-6096, (617)432-3689 or e-mail: email@example.com. Application deadline is January 4, 2013.