Program Entrance Deadlines

FIRST is both a postdoctoral research fellowship in a research laboratory and an education program designed to train postdoctoral fellows how to teach. The usual schedule of the research component is flexible allowing individual postdoctoral fellows to begin working in their research laboratory on any date. However, the education program requires a schedule of learning/teaching opportunities for the cohort of postdoctoral fellows. For this reason, it is expected that FIRST fellows will begin their research mentorship between September 1st and December 1st but no later than January 2nd. Fellows beginning research from September through January would enter the teaching program in mid-January.

Application Deadline

The initial deadline for all applications is March 1st. Applicants will be notified by May 1st for fellowships starting September 1st. PLEASE NOTE: All our fellowships positions have been filled for this current fiscal year.  We will start accepting new applications for the 2017-2018 fiscal year on January 1, 2017.  Contact the FIRST administration office at (404) 727-7410 if you have any questions about fellowship availability.

Members of underrepresented groups
are strongly encouraged to apply!

Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Physiology
Atlanta, GA 30322-3110
(404) 727-7410 Office ~ (404) 727-2648 FAX

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