Sheryl and Dan Tishman Postdoctoral Fellowship

Open to individuals who are interested in pursuing postdoctoral neuroscience research, the Tishman Fellowship provides support for pairing postdoctoral researchers with early career faculty who are embracing new technologies and conceptual frameworks, to train a new generation of independent academic scientists. Fellows are provided with financial support, broad-based mentorship, and a formal training plan, as well as the state-of-the-art research facilities and the collegial and supportive environment at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

Support

Fellows will be provided with: 

  • A mentoring committee composed of faculty members at different career stages and with diverse areas of expertise.
  • A formal career development plan, including training on grant writing, trainee mentorship, academic job applications, among other support and learning opportunities.
  • An annual expense budget of $10,000 for lab supplies and travel.
  • A salary of $75,000 annually for up to 3 years, renewable annually.

 

Faculty Sponsors

Applicants are encouraged to identify a faculty sponsor with an Assistant Professor appointment from among the list of faculty members at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and contact them early in the process to determine fit and availability.

 

Application Requirements

  • Personal statement (one-page summary of accomplishments and future interests)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A letter of support from a sponsoring faculty member at Einstein
  • Two reference letters, emailed directly by the letter writers to neuroscidept@einsteinmed.org with the subject line "Reference letter for [Applicant’s Name]"
  • Other requested materials should be submitted as a single PDF file to neuroscidept@einsteinmed.org with the subject "Tishman Fellowship [Applicant's Name]"

 

Application Dates

January 5, May 5, September 5 

 

 

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