Wu Tsai Postdoctoral Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Neuroscience and Neuro-related Computer Science

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Giovanna Guerrero-Medina

Nov 10, 2022, 9:42:07 AM11/10/22
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The Wu Tsai Postdoctoral Fellowships program seeks applications from soon-to-be PhDs or current postdocs from a broad range of disciplines interested in ambitious and innovative interdisciplinary research that advances fundamental understanding of the mind. We are particularly interested in applications from scientists from backgrounds historically underrepresented in science and/or who have a demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The program offers a generous stipend (well beyond NIH baseline postdoc salary levels) for up to 3 years, funds for training and relocation, cohort-based professional development and community-building activities, and access to cutting-edge facilities in the new Wu Tsai Institute (WTI) at Yale University, dedicated to integrative studies of the mind. International applicants are welcome.

The program features two postdoctoral fellowship tracks for scientists with different research interests and mentoring needs. While each track differs slightly in terms of mentoring and salary, the application and selection process are the same.

  • Computational Track – For scientists with expertise in computer science, data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, applied math, or related fields, who are interested in establishing independent collaborations with labs across Yale and applying skills to the understanding of human cognition.
  • Experimental Track – For scientists wishing to work on co-mentored long-term projects in defined and exciting interdisciplinary neuroscience areas (see website or flyer for full list of opportunities)

The deadline for applications is December 15. Find more information and application instructions here: https://wti.yale.edu/initiatives/postdoctoral   

If you are attending Society for Neuroscience (SfN) 2022, visit us at the Wu Tsai Institute booth (#3319) and bring your friends and colleagues! In addition to our postdoctoral fellowships we provide graduate fellowships to PhD applicants and have open faculty positions.  Follow us on Twitter for more details about our fellowships and programs and our participation at SfN. 

Giovanna Guerrero-Medina, PhD


Assistant Director for Diversity Equity & Inclusion,  

Wu Tsai Institute at Yale

203.785.2915 (office), 616.643.7666 (cell)


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