Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities at the University of Chicago

  1. Health Services Research Postdoctoral Training Program (AHRQ T32) – The program supports postdoctoral research training for MDs and PhDs in one or more of the following areas: comparative and cost-effectiveness analysis; patient safety and quality/QI; patient-centered care; markets and organization; and health care disparities.
  • 3 slots available beginning summer/fall 2017
  • The program supports PhDs from the social sciences or related field as well as MDs who desire to pursue academic careers in health services research or related fields.
  • Visit the program website for more information about the program and application instructions.


  1. Demography and Economics of Aging Postdoctoral Program (NIA T32) – The goal of this program is to train recent doctoral recipients interested in the demographic and economic analysis of aging through the development of basic methodological tools, applied research, policy-making and analysis, and professional development.
  • 1 slot available beginning summer/fall 2017
  • The program typically supports PhD recipients from the social sciences or a related field, but individuals with other doctoral degrees are welcome to apply.
  • Visit the program website for more information about the program and application instructions.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Rolling. Both programs are currently accepting applications. Candidates are encouraged to apply early but are welcome to apply any time through Spring 2017. Program directors will begin reviewing applications in late November. Candidates who apply later in the winter or spring may wish to contact Kelsey Bogue, program administrator, to ask if there are postdoctoral positions remaining.

Additional information about both programs: Fellowships are awarded for one year with the ability to renew for a second year pending adequate progress in the program and successful continuation of the funding grant award. Eligible candidates must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or non-citizen nationals to be eligible for a fellowship. Both programs provide a stipend according to NIH stipend levels, office space, medical insurance (no vision or dental coverage), and a small amount of training related expense funds.

Contact: Please contact Kelsey Bogue (, Associate Director of Training Programs at CHeSS, with any questions.