Postdoc Application

Postdoctoral Fellowship Call for Applications!

 
ABORTION CARE TRAINING INCUBATOR FOR OUTSTANDING NURSE SCHOLARS (ACTIONS)
 

ACTIONS is an innovative fellowship that seeks to connect, mentor, and support scholars looking to pursue a PhD or postdoctoral studies at the School of Nursing (SON), University of California San Francisco (UCSF). The program provides funding for pre- and post-doctoral scholars to design studies that prioritize reproductive justice as the primary approach to reproductive health services provision, including abortion, birth, contraception, healthy sexuality, parenting and pleasure.

We are looking for scholars who are enthusiastic and passionate about transformational change toward reproductive health and justice. This fellowship provides a unique opportunity to train the next generation of thought leaders and change agents in nursing leadership and faculty positions around the country.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM COMPONENTS

Core components are designed to meet the needs of each scholar and foster a collaborative learning environment that is supported through mentorship, guidance and access. The program offers the following:

  • Research and career guidance from highly regarded UCSF faculty
  • Leadership opportunities and network building through ACTIONS-sponsored events
  • Professional development
  • Support in applying for research grants
  • Social support to foster holistic learning
  • Stipend and educational support funds

ELIGIBILITY

Postdoctoral fellows cannot hold concurrent active faculty positions. Candidates are eligible if they have completed any one of the following:

  • Nursing degree with completed doctoral training (e.g., PhD, DNP)
  • PhD, ScD or DrPH in biomedical or social sciences

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications are accepted beginning on November 1, 2020 and reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. Appointments begin July 1, 2021. To be considered in the first round, please submit your applications by December 15, 2020.

Include:

  1. Current CV
  2. 1/2 page (double-spaced )summarizing your research interests
  3. 1/2 page (double-spaced) stating why you are a good fit for the ACTIONS program and what you expect to gain from the program
  4. Recent academic writing sample

Please submit the fellowship application materials as a single PDF to [email protected]