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Eligibility: U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents only.

Postdoctoral fellows with 0-1 years of postdoctoral training will receive preference.


Application deadline for 2017-2018 INSPIRE Fellowship

We will begin reviewing applications on August 22, and will bring the top candidates to Rutgers in mid-September for full day interviews.


Download application forms here:

INSPIRE Application and Recommendation Forms


Email Dr. Jianping Xu, Program Support Coordinator, your Application Form and Recommendation Letters (to be submitted by your Recommender directly) please, as well any questions you have about the program or application.


INSPIRE supports equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, social class, national origin, or disability unrelated to job requirements. As one of the nation’s most diverse universities, Rutgers has many great resources for diversity:, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI).