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UCSF Preterm Birth Initiative Postdoctoral Transdisciplinary Research Fellowship 2021 for International Researchers

PTBi offers a two-year transdisciplinary postdoctoral fellowship focused on reducing disparities in preterm birth and improving maternal and neonatal outcomes. 

Application Deadline: Ongoing

About the Award: This fellowship is an extraordinary opportunity to work with world-class researchers and mentors, develop ideas and partnerships within a collaborative network, and formally build additional research skills. 

Type: Fellowship

Eligibility: The PTBi fellowship is open to US citizens and permanent residents. Fellows must have a doctoral degree (e.g., MD, PhD, DNP, DrPH, ScD) and cannot hold a concurrent faculty position.

Eligible Countries: US citizens and permanent residents

To be Taken at (Country): USA

Number of Awards: two candidates each cycle.

Value of Award:

  • Competitive salary support and travel/supplies stipend
  • Access to research and education funds through an application process
  • Strong research and career mentorship emphasizing the collaborative, transdisciplinary approach necessary to achieve impact on complex conditions such as prematurity
  • Fellows seminars with a rotating schedule of didactic content, works in progress, and journal clubs
  • Career development workshops offered in conjunction with the Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
  • Leadership opportunities and network building through PTBi-sponsored events

Duration of Award: 2 years


  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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