ASM Headquarter's (HQ) Fellowship Program


The purpose of ASM HQ Fellowship Program is to provide an intense and multi-faceted training experience for individuals who are interested in exploring careers outside the traditional academic environment. The program is intended to advance ones’ knowledge and skills in disseminating fundamental and applied research, education, science policy and communications as it applies to furthering the microbiological sciences and the mission of ASM. 

The fellowships are for 6- to 12-consecutive months (see individual fellowship listing) and are in residency at the ASM in Washington, DC. They may require some travel.

The fellowships offers:

  • up to $50,000 annual stipend,
  • medical/dental/vision benefits,
  • 10-day paid time off,
  • ASM observed holidays, and
  • a public transportation subsidy.


Prospective fellows must:

  • be citizens of the United States or U.S. Permanent Residents,
  • be a current member of ASM, and
  • have a background in microbiology, or related field.

Please review each fellowship opportunity for education requirements.
Note:
For fellowship programs that require a doctoral degree, the applicant must obtain the degree by the start of the fellowship.


The fellowship opportunities in the ASM HQ Fellowship Program vary from year to year. For information regarding the specific qualifications and start dates for the 2015 ASM HQ Fellowship opportunities, please click on the following:


Application

To apply, click Apply Now.

Applying for the ASM Headquarter Fellowship Program is now easier than ever. With this online application system, you have a one-stop shop that allows you to view all ASM Fellowship programs for which you are eligible to apply.

Applicants begin the application process by establishing a profile. The profile will be saved for future use in order to provide applicants the ability to apply for other ASM Fellowship opportunities that they may be interested in pursuing.  For a complete list of all ASM Fellowship opportunities, please visit: http://www.asm.org/index.php/professionaldevelopment/postdocs.

A complete application includes all supporting documents and must be submitted via the online application system.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through the posted application deadline. Candidates are responsible for soliciting the required references and ensuring the references are forwarded before the deadline.  Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Interviews
Candidates selected for interviews must be available for virtual interviews and available to travel to and from Washington, DC at their own expense.


For questions about the ASM HQ Fellowship Program, contact hqfellowshipprogram@asmusa.org.

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