Postdoctoral Studies

Deepen your expertise in research design, methodology, theory development, and/or leadership preparation under the guidance of expert faculty mentors through postdoctoral studies at the UCSF School of Nursing.

We offer postdoctoral positions in both established fellowship programs and those arranged by individual request. Learn more in the details below.

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Resources for Prospective Postdoctoral Scholars

Resources for those interested in becoming a postdoctoral scholar at the UCSF School of Nursing including application instructions, funding information, open positions and more. Learn more >>

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Resources for Current Postdoctoral Scholars

Resources for current UCSF School of Nursing postdoctoral scholars including professional development opportunities, pay and benefits information, and more. Learn more. >>

Fellowship Programs:

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Abortion Care Training Incubator for Outstanding Nurse Scholars (ACTIONS)

This fellowship seeks scholars who are enthusiastic and passionate about transformational change toward reproductive health and justice. Learn more >>

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San Francisco VA Quality Scholars Fellowship Program

A partnership between UCSF and the SFVA, this program trains leaders and scholars in health care quality improvement to lead change nationally and internationally. Learn more >>

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Clinical Scholars Program

This two-year fellowship prepares nurse and physician leaders to be change agents, driving policy-oriented research and partnerships to build health equity. Learn more >>

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Biobehavioral Research Program in Symptom Science

Our T32 biobehavioral research training in symptom science, funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research, supports three postdoctoral fellows each year. Learn more >>