Postdoctoral Fellows

Make your science matter.

A postdoctoral fellowship at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will shape your future. As both a world-class research institute and a specialized children’s hospital, St. Jude provides an unparalleled opportunity to advance your scientific training and launch your career.


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Pursue a unique postdoc experience

Our postdoc community forms the heart of St. Jude research. Thanks to our unique funding model, we ensure our postdocs have the opportunities and resources they need to grow professionally and make innovative advances.

Why choose St. Jude?


Featured Programs

Infectious Disease Therapeutics Training Program

Outstanding postdoctoral candidates are invited to apply for the Infectious Disease Therapeutics Training Program, a competitive three-year fellowship offering comprehensive training and support.  The program focuses on the discovery and development of innovative therapeutics for infectious diseases.

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Invited Graduate Student Symposia

St. Jude invites select PhD students from around the U.S. to take part in our annual National Graduate Student Symposium and Future Fellows Research Conference. These competitive events offer an opportunity for students to present their work, meet the faculty and learn about the exceptional research and facilities at St. Jude.

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Clinical fellowship positions are also available for qualified individuals pursuing advanced training in medicine, psychology, pharmacy or related fields. 


Postdoc Spotlight: Zach Faber

Zach Faber, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow in the St. Jude Department of Pathology, where he studies the molecular genetics of pediatric acute leukemias. “If you can think of an experiment to do, chances are you can do it at St. Jude,” he says.

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