How to Apply for a Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Thank you for your interest in postdoctoral training at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. St. Jude offers opportunities for basic science and clinical fellowships to those who have earned PhD, MD, PharmD, DO or DVM degrees. Training is available in a wide variety of research areas in the basic and clinical sciences.

Postdoctoral fellows find that the proximity of laboratory and clinical activities provides an ideal setting for collaborative and translational research and for interaction among investigators working in different disciplines.

St. Jude offers competitive stipends and several named fellowships. In addition, postdoctoral fellows are provided with a relocation allowance and afforded an array of benefits, including health, dental, and vision coverage, professional development allowance, laptop and much more.


Open Basic Science Fellowship Positions

Open Basic Science Fellowship Positions

Candidates within six months to one year of completing a degree are encouraged to consider postdoctoral training at St. Jude.

How to Apply

Please click on the link above to be directed to our Training Opportunities website and then select “Open Postdoctoral Positions.” To apply for any position, click on the “Apply Now” link located with each position description. If not already registered, please complete a registration to access the online application. All applicants must complete an online application to be considered for a position.

If you have any questions about the application process, please call the Academic Programs in Biomedical Sciences Office at (901) 595-6837 or send an email with your questions.


Open Clinical Fellowship Positions

Open Clinical Fellowship Positions

How to Apply

To apply for any position, click on the “Apply for this position” link at the bottom of the detailed description and follow the application instructions. All fellow applicants must complete the online application form. Application information will be submitted directly to the program chair for the position listed. Please forward any additional materials requested by using the contact information provided.

To ensure all items are properly attached to your application, be sure to indicate the position and requisition number on every item submitted.

If you have any questions about the application process, please call the Clinical Education Training Office at (901) 595-6385, or send an email with your questions.


Voluntary Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC) Survey

At the end of the application, you will be asked to complete the voluntary EEOC Applicant Survey to assist the Federal Government in collecting information on the sex, race, national origin, disability and veteran status of applicants. This record will be kept in a confidential file separate from application data and will not be disseminated beyond the Department of Human Resources.