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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 2018-2019 INSPIRE Fellowship

We will begin reviewing applications on April 1st, and will bring the top candidates to Rutgers in late May 2018 for full day interviews. Fellowship will start September 1st, 2018.


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.


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).