Apply to Post-doctoral Program

How to Apply: Post-doctoral Program 

The next admissions cycle for postdoctoral training fellowships is for the 2018-19 academic year.  Prospective applicants for a postdoctoral fellowship should contact the program office by March 15, 2018, to indicate their interest. This should be in the form of an email to and should include the following:

Applicant’s interest

Applicant’s contact information (address, phone, email)

Names of three recommenders including contact information (address, phone, email)

Three letters of recommendation: 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).

Current CV

Personal statement

The personal statement should be a comprehensive narrative essay of three pages or less outlining significant aspects of your academic and personal history, particularly those that provide context for your academic achievements and educational choices. Categories to include:  why you’re applying, what you intend to do during postdoctoral studies, your research experience to date, faculty members you would like to work with.   Please also incorporate your academic history, degree and career goals, cultural understanding, educational challenges, personal hardships, etc.  

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