Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities

A postdoctoral fellowship program is available at the National Institutes of Health-funded New York Obesity Research Center (NYORC) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

  • The overarching goal of the two-year program is to develop investigators who will advance the prevention and treatment of obesity and associated chronic, non-communicable diseases in children.
  • An intensive, mentored research experience and, if applicable, structured clinical training will be offered.
  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or foreign national with a visa permitting permanent U.S. residence. Send cover letter, CV, personal statement (maximum 1000 words), and three reference letters to
  • Deadline is rolling until filled.


  • Highly motivated students are considered. A minimum three to five hour per week commitment is required for a minimum 12 month total duration.
  • In addition, there are significant opportunities for summer work, future scholarly projects, and research years.
  • To apply, please send cover letter, CV, and three references to