Positions in this category are funded through faculty research or training grants. With the exception of the NLM Training Program (US citizenship or Green Card required), they are usually open to US Citizens and all other valid academic/work visas.

National Library of Medicine (NLM) Funded Postdoctoral Training

The Department of Biomedical Informatics is the recipient of a National Library of Medicine T-15 training grant. This grant funds postdoctoral positions limited to US citizens or green card holders, and can take two forms:

1. Postdoctoral trainees with a doctorate in a health-related field (MD, PhD, PharmD, or other healthcare doctorate):

Trainees in this category are strongly encouraged to pursue Biomedical Informatics postdoctoral training, leading to a degree (Masters or PhD).

The position is funded for up to 3 years. Stipend support rates can be found on the NLM website.

Applicants in this category who choose to pursue a degree are required to submit an application to the Biomedical informatics graduate training program. The University of Utah has been awarded 6 pre-doc and 3 postdoc slots.  These slots open sporadically.  Please contact the Academic Program Manager before starting an application to confirm funding is available.

2. Postdoctoral trainees with a doctorate in informatics, computer science, or a related field:

Trainees in this category are eligible for funding between 1-3 years while pursuing advanced informatics training, which typically does not lead to a degree. These positions are funded at the NLM stipend support rates:

Application Requirments to apply for a position in this category:

  1. Statement of Research Interests
  2. CV
  3. Faculty member(s) you are interested in working with

Email all forms in a single pdf file to Prof. Wendy Chapman PhD.

Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah