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.


Pursue a unique postdoc experience

Our postdoctoral community is a cornerstone of St. Jude research, and we are committed to providing an exceptional training experience.

James R. Downing, MD
President & Chief Executive Officer 


Featured Programs

Infectious Disease Therapeutics Training Program

Outstanding postdoctoral candidates are invited to apply for this competitive three-year fellowship, which offers comprehensive training in the discovery and development of innovative infectious diseases therapeutics.

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Invited Graduate Student Symposia

Select PhD students from around the U.S. are invited to participate in our annual National Graduate Student Symposium and Future Fellow Research Conference, where students present their work, meet our faculty, and learn about our exceptional research and facilities.

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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: Janet Zheng, Department of Structural Biology

Janet Zheng, PhD, is a postdoctoral research associate in the St. Jude Department of Structural Biology, where her studies focus on apoptosis. "What I find most rewarding about working here is the ability to see and interact with pediatric patients. I know that one day my hard work and dedication may potentially save lives."

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