The Center for Health and the Social Sciences (CHeSS) at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce a
call for postdoctoral applicants for the Specialized Training in Demography and Economics of Aging Program,
a T32 funded by the National Institute of Aging (NIA). This program trains doctoral recipients interested in the
fields of demography and economics of aging through the development of basic and applied research and
policy-making and analysis. Postdocs will be trained to develop methodological tools, hone their applied
research skills, analyze and engage in policy-making, and have professional development opportunities.
Terms & Eligibility
The NIA postdoctoral fellowship 2021-22 stipend is set by NIH and adjusted according to years of
experience. Fellowships are renewable for a second year with acceptable progress. The fellowship
includes health insurance for the recipient fellow. Please note that the fellowship does not provide
coverage for vision or dental nor does it cover family/spousal insurance. Fellows are eligible for modest
travel support and workspace; both are dependent on availability, and all fellowships are contingent on
the successful renewal of the NIA grant award.
Candidates must be interested in demography or the economics of aging and have a PhD or equivalent
graduate degree. Fellowships are restricted to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Fellows must be
in residence at the University of Chicago for the academic year for which they are offered a fellowship.
Previous research in demography or the economics of aging is not necessary; however, a future