Northwestern's Disability and Employment Research Fellowship has openings
Application deadline is April 1, 2022 for positions starting July 1 to September 1, 2022.
Northwestern University’s Disability and Employment Research Fellowship has openings for the upcoming academic year. The goal of the fellowship is to develop and train a cadre of researchers capable of leading high-quality studies that will enhance employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.
The two-year health services research training program provides PhDs and MDs with:
- Mentoring, protected research time, annual stipend, and benefits
- Tuition for course work, original research, grant writing, and scientific publishing
- Professional development opportunities, including funds for conference travel
This project utilizes the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) as its clinical site. The AbilityLab has been named 30 consecutive years as the outstanding rehabilitation hospital in the country. It sponsors the largest education and training center of any rehabilitation facility in the nation.
The Fellowship is funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research and the applicant’s research must be aligned with NIDILRR's Long Range Plan. Application deadline is April 1, 2022 for positions starting July 1 to September 1, 2022.
Prospective applicants can contact firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries.