Careers

Washington Research Foundation

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Washington Research Foundation (WRF) supports research and scholarship in Washington state, with a focus on life sciences and enabling technologies.

Goal for the WRF Postdoctoral Fellowships:

WRF will support up to 10 new highly creative and dedicated postdoctoral scientists each year at research institutions in Washington state. Fellows will conduct groundbreaking work on their own original projects addressing unmet public needs. The ultimate goal is for the Fellows’ research to benefit the public through the creation of products and services.

WRF Postdoctoral Fellows:

  • Will be chosen by an outstanding external selection committee
  • Will be supported for three years at an eligible research institution in Washington state
  • Will choose the laboratories at which they will conduct their research
  • Will choose a 2020 start date of January 1, April 1, July 1 or October 1
  • Will receive a stipend of $65,000 for the first year, $67,500 for the second year and $70,000 for the third year, plus benefits of up to $20,000 per year
  • Will have a budget of up to $5,000 per year for research supplies, equipment and/or travel
  • Will attend periodic lectures and networking events

Application Closing Date: Sunday, June 16, 2019