Postdoctoral Programs at Ohio State

The Byrd Fellowship Program

This program provides fellowships at The Ohio State University for postdoctoral researchers with superior academic backgrounds who are pursuing advanced research on topics relevant to polar and alpine environments as well as global climate change.

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CCAPP Postdoctoral Fellow (Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics)

CCAPP has significant efforts in theoretical, observational, and experimental astrophysics. Current research areas include dark energy, large-scale structure, Galactic dynamics and substructure, cosmic microwave background anisotropies, gravitational lensing, dark matter, galaxy formation and evolution, cosmic rays, gamma rays, neutrinos, nucleosynthesis, stellar physics, supernovae, gamma-ray bursts, and active galactic nuclei.

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Dean’s Diversity Postdoctoral Fellows (PFP @EHE)

This program takes a broad and multidisciplinary view of diverse and inclusive education, including but not limited to the following substantive areas: psychosocial development, educational achievement, culture, identity, cultural competency, human nutrition, physical education and health, educational policy, urban or rural planning, community revitalization and development, positive youth development, population change, and multi-lingual or immigrant education. All postdoctoral scholars must be from outside Ohio State.

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Interdisciplinary Post-Doctoral Research Program

The STEAM Factory is a grassroots faculty network within The Ohio State University committed to collaboration and innovation in research, outreach, and education. With over 200 members in almost every school and college of Ohio State, we provide a space where researchers from all disciplines can broaden their perspectives, share resources, spark creative research ideas, and form collaborations.

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LEGACY Postdoctoral Scholars Program (Leading Engineering as Agents of Change and Equity)

Founded by Ohio State College of Engineering Dean Ayanna Howard, the LEGACY Postdoctoral Scholars Program was established to prepare and diversify the next generation of engineering leaders in academia. A unique feature of the LEGACY Program is its focus on intersectional mentorship. Scholars and mentors will engage in authentic conversations that promote a culture of inclusivity.

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Mershon Center for International Security Studies Postdoctoral Fellows

The Mershon postdoctoral fellowships support research on national security in a global context. We understand international security from a wide range of perspectives, approaches, and substantive foci. Consequently, successful applicants may come from a variety of disciplines that engage international security broadly conceived. We especially welcome applications from scholars whose work explicitly integrates knowledge across traditional disciplinary boundaries.

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