Apply to Post-doctoral Program

How to Apply: Post-doctoral Program 

The next admissions cycle for postdoctoral training fellowships is for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Prospective applicants for a postdoctoral fellowship should contact the program office by April 15, 2017, to indicate their interest. This should be in the form of an email to and should include the following:
Indication of applicant’s interest and contact information (address, phone, email)

The names of three recommenders and contact information (address, phone, email). Your recommenders should email statements separately to that speak to your potential and ability to engage in solid independent research. We generally expect attached PDFs of these letters of recommendation, but we also accept hard copy letters (mailed to the program office at address below).

All applicants must write a personal statement (in three pages or less) and submit it with the application for admission.  Please attach this to your initial email preferably in a PDF file format.

The personal statement should be a comprehensive narrative essay outlining significant aspects of your academic and personal history, particularly those that provide context for your academic achievements and educational choices. Quality of writing and depth of content both contribute toward a meaningful and relevant personal statement. Categories include academic history, degree and career goals, cultural understanding, educational challenges, personal hardships, etc.  Please see extensive guidelines on writing the personal statement from the Graduate School here.

Attach a current CV
In addition, applicants need to have undergraduate and graduate official transcripts sent directly to our program office at or the mailing address below.

(US Postal Service only)
Attention: Graduate Program Advisor
Biomedical and Health Informatics
Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education
University of Washington
Box 358047
Seattle, WA 98195