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Pfizer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Nursing Research

To provide funding to nurse scholars who wish to conduct innovative projects in health outcomes.

Amount Awarded: $65000

Number Awarded: 2 each year.

Duration: 3 years.

Deadline: November of each year.

Eligibility: This program is open to professional RNs who have earned a doctoral degree within the past 5 years. Applicants must have arranged for an appointment to a US nursing school, and have been accepted by a mentor who is a full-time faculty member of the school. Applicants may not hold a tenure-track faculty position or its equivalent during the first year of the fellowship. In addition, they must have a strong academic career interest in the field of health outcomes. Selection is based on the applicant's qualifications, evidence of the applicant's commitment to an academic research career, scientific merit of the proposed research, relevance of proposed research to the therapeutic area, experience and training plan of the sponsor, and training environment available to the applicant.

Additional Information: Fellows are expected to devote at least 90% of their professional time to research.

Contact Information:
Pfizer, Inc.
Attn: Medical and Academic Partnerships
1330 Avenue of the Americas, 24th Floor
New York, NY 10019
212/830-9072
www.physicianscientist.com