Cornell Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs

In addition to the many postdocs positions available on Campus, Cornell offers four exciting postdoc programs

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Society for the Humanities will sponsor two postdoctoral teaching-research fellowships in the humanities, each awarded for a two-year period beginning in July.  While in residence at Cornell, Mellon Fellows hold department affiliations and have limited teaching duties and the opportunity for scholarly work. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships are available in two areas of specialization each year:

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Einaudi Center Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies will offer two postdoctoral fellowships in global affairs with a likely emphasis on security studies.

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Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainability

The Atkinson Center seeks outstanding, creative, and highly motivated individuals to work with Cornell faculty
to address pressing world needs through discovery and scholarship and to implement sustainable solutions
in collaboration with external partners. Awardees will play a key role in the implementation of the Center’s new strategic plan. More information is available on the website:

Runway Postdoctoral Program

The Runway Postdoctoral Program at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute is an innovative one-year program for recent PhDs interested in technology entrepreneurship to apply their research and launch new ventures. “Runway” Postdocs are provided with significant resources from the Jacobs Institute to transform a new technological idea or a novel combination of existing technologies into a viable product.

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