Stanford University

Postdoctoral Recruitment Initiative in Sciences and Medicine (PRISM)

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Advancing Postdoctoral Diversity

PRISM Dates: October 13-16, 2021
Application Due: August 2, 2021
postdocs.stanford.edu/PRISM

Stanford PRISM is an opportunity for late-stage graduate students from broadly diverse backgrounds to explore postdoctoral training at Stanford.

Benefits:

  • Discuss shared research interests with faculty
  • Get the inside scoop on postdoctoral training from current postdocs
  • Learn how to choose the right postdoc for you

Application Includes:

  • Research Statement & CV
  • Recommendation from your grad advisor
  • Names of up to 6 potential
  • Stanford faculty mentors

Who Should Apply:
Advanced graduate students who:

  • expect to complete their PhD by August 2022
  • wish to continue their training as postdoctoral scholars

We welcome applications from all interested students and especially encourage individuals from groups underrepresented in academia to apply. These groups include, but are not limited to: African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, and those with disabilities, first generation college goers, sexual and gender minorities, and those from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds. Priority may go to US Citizens and Permanent Residents.

Stanford Fellowships Promoting Postdoctoral Diversity

Propel Postdoctoral Scholars Program
Next Application: Winter 2022
Eligible Schools: School of Medicine
More Information: propel.stanford.edu
Propel provides inclusive training for outstanding postdoctoral scholars in the School of Medicine focused on academic careers. Our mission is to recruit and develop a distinguished group of postdoctoral scholars at Stanford to build an inclusive, diverse, and equitable professoriate.

IDEAL Provostial Fellows for Studies in Race and Ethnicity
Next Application: Fall 2021
Eligible Schools: All Schools at Stanford
More Information: facultydevelopment.stanford.edu/ideal-provostial-fellows
IDEAL Provostial Fellows are early-career researchers who will lead the next generation of scholarship in race and ethnicity and whose work will point the way forward for reshaping race relations in America.

Stanford Earth Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Next Application: Fall 2022
Eligible Schools: School of Earth
More Information: oma.stanford.edu/postdoc-fellowship-program
For outstanding scholars in the fields of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences, as well as other emerging fields in this area, whose research and mentorship of undergraduate and graduate students will contribute to diversity, equity, inclusion, and scientific excellence within Stanford Earth.

Stanford Science Fellows
Next Application: August - mid-October, 2021
Eligible Schools: Humanities & Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Earth, and SLAC National Accelerator
More Information: stanfordsciencefellows.stanford.edu
Incubating new directions in foundational scientific research by an interdisciplinary community of independent postdoctoral scholars driven by a sense of wonder about the natural world.

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Last updated: 2021-07-26