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Postdoctoral Fellowships

Seeking applicants committed to a career in cancer prevention research!

Members of underrepresented minority groups are highly encouraged to apply.

Applications are due October 21, 2022, at 11:59 pm. The start date is January 1st, 2023.


– Currently or potentially working in a UTHealth lab/research project

– PhD, MD, or other doctoral degrees

– Citizens, permanent residents, or visa holders

Program Benefits

Full fellowships

· 2 years of support $50,000 stipend* + health insurance

· $2,000 travel expenses for presentations at scientific meetings

· Tuition and fees, books, software, and laptop/tablet**

· Training and coaching in innovative thinking

· Editing and training in compelling oral presentations – Trans-disciplinary research seminars and cross-disciplinary training.

* Mentor must supplement to NRSA level.

** Additional research expenses should be paid by mentor.


Affiliate fellowships available for postdocs with salary/stipend support from employment or other cancer fellowships: All benefits listed above except stipend support and health insurance.

How to apply


We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions, you can review them in our Applicant FAQ.


Fellowship Information Sessions (30-minutes)


September 19, Monday 8:00 am 

September 22, Thursday 4:00 pm

September 26, Monday 12:00 pm

September 28, Wednesday 8:30 am 

October 3, Monday 12:00 pm

October 10, Monday 5:00 pm 

October 11, Tuesday 8:00 am

October 17th, Monday 12:00 pm