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Research Jobs & Fellowships

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) offers several types of research fellowships, suitable for funding physicians or Ph.D. scientists in rehabilitation research.

Brinson Fellowship

This is a prestigious two-year fellowship, supported by the Brinson Foundation, with the objective of training rehabilitation researchers in areas related to stroke pathology, impairment or treatment. Learn more about the Brinson Fellowship.

National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) Award Training Program

This program seeks to fund engineers and biologists in advanced techniques for rehabilitation research. The program includes opportunities for training in advanced prosthetics/orthotics engineering.

Institute for Healthcare Studies Fellowship

The Institute for Healthcare Studies at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University offers two-year post-doctoral research fellowships in health services research, funded by a National Research T32 Service Award (NRSA).  This program is integrated with a National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) post-doctoral institutional training grant, and both a PhD and MD post-doctoral program in health services research sponsored by the Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research (MCHSPR), Hines VA Hospital.

Learn more about the Fellowship

Learn about available career opportunities with the Sensory Motor Performance Program (SMPP).