NBER's pre-doctoral fellowship program, funded by the National Institute on Aging under the direction of Professor David Cutler and Professor Amy Finkelstein, gives trainees exposure to a wide range of NBER research projects related to the economics of aging and health. Participating fellows pursue independent research while benefiting from opportunities for regular interaction with the Bureau's large network of prominent investigators in this field. For information about research priorities for this fellowship please refer to https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-16-025.html
Fellows receive a 12-month stipend of $23,376; carrel space and use of computer facilities at the Bureau's Cambridge office; tuition support; and limited funds for travel and research expenses
Applications are being accepted for 2017-2018. Applicants must be
• US citizens, non-citizen nationals, or lawfully admitted to the US for permanent residence
• Enrolled in a PhD program in the greater-Boston area
Note: We will consider applications from students enrolled in other PhD programs who are resident in the Boston area during the fellowship period.
NBER encourages applications from individuals from under-represented racial and ethnic groups; individuals with disabilities; and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. Please refer to https://diversity.nih.gov/ for more information about NIH recruitment goals.
Candidates must submit a CV, the name of their academic reference, and a brief summary (no more than 500 words) of academic background and research interests.
A brief faculty recommendation must be submitted through this link on or before March 30, 2017: