Sponsor Deadline
Posted: 8/11/2023

Richard Gilder Graduate School -- Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Programs of the AMNH are designed to advance the training of each participant by having them pursue a specific, time-limited project in association with Museum professionals in the Museum setting. The applicant's project must fit into one or more of the main research areas of interest in the Museum's Scientific Divisions: AnthropologyInvertebrate ZoologyPaleontologyPhysical Sciences (Astrophysics and Earth & Planetary Sciences), or Vertebrate Zoology.


Postdoctoral Fellows are expected to conduct their work at the Museum. Applicants are encouraged to contact potential curatorial sponsor(s) prior to applying. Appointments are typically made for two years. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits, limited relocation, research and publication support is provided. Newly graduated or soon-to-graduate PhDs may apply. Fellows must have received their degrees or deposited their dissertations before they can begin their appointments. There are no citizenship or geographic requirements to apply.

Deadline: Nov. 15, 2023

Amount Description

The expected salary for these post-doctoral positions is $64,514.  Astrophysics candidates may be eligible for supplemental funding up to a maximum of the level of a NASA Hubble Fellowship (currently 77,690), subject to funding availability.  All post-doctoral appointment salaries may vary based on funding sources.