Postdoctoral Program

Candidate Eligibility

Postdoctoral applicants should meet the following criteria:

  1. Zambian citizenship (case-by-case exceptions)
  2. MMed, PhD, or other relevant postgraduate training in a health-related discipline
  3. Junior investigator within 5 years of doctoral degree (case-by-case exceptions; approval must be obtained prior to application)
  4. Demonstrated research interest in HIV and women's reproductive health
  5. Willingness to undertake full-time fellowship training in Lusaka, Zambia, while attached to an ongoing women's health research project
  6. Have not previously been PI of an externally-funded research project

Application Requirements

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Career statement, outlining academic background, interest in HIV and women's reproductive health, prior research experience, and long-term career plans (one page)
  3. Project proposal, outlining the proposed project to be undertaken during the fellowship (two pages)
  4. Letters of recommendation from two prior or current supervisors/mentors
  5. Letter of recommendation from the postdoctoral mentor the candidate will work with

Interested candidates should work with one of our postdoctoral mentors to develop their project proposal. A list of ongoing projects and mentor contact information can be found below.

Research Projects

Preventing Preterm Birth in Zambia

Point-of-Care Early Infant Diagnosis of HIV

Improving Pregnancy Outcomes with Progesterone: a Trial of 17-Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate to Reduce Preterm Birth Among Women Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in Pregnancy

A Dyad Approach to Combination HIV Prevention in Pregnancy for Zambia and Malawi

The postdoctoral program is currently closed to applications. To receive future calls for applications by email, please contact Leah Schrubbe at .