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Post Doctoral Fellowship in Gerontological Nursing

The University of Washington School of Nursing's DE TORNYAY CENTER FOR HEALTHY AGING has a post-doctoral fellowship in gerontological nursing opportunity.

 The purpose of the post-doctoral position is to prepare individuals for research careers in universities, health care agencies, government agencies or industry. The post-doctoral fellow will be supported for one year of training with a second year of funding available based on satisfactory progress in the first year. The individual will develop skills to create further independent funding to support their career, spend time publishing work from their dissertation and/or their mentors’ research studies, and spend at least 50% effort on developing and conducting a study in which the purpose will be to improve our understanding of the concept of Engaging with Aging.


  • Complete a PhD in Nursing Science degree during or after 2017 and by the time the position starts
  • Be eligible for U.S. employment
  • Show evidence of a program of research that supports the concept of Engaging with Aging      
  • Preferred qualification:  Applicant is currently a registered nurse             

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