Postdoctoral Research Training Program
Research Areas
Postdoctoral Training Program Faculty
Application Procedure
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The Children's Nutrition Research Center has been, and continues to be, a world leader in nutrition research.
It is the best-equipped facility of its kind in the nation.

USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center
                                               at Baylor College of Medicine


Postdoctoral Research Training Program

Application Procedure

Those interested in postdoctoral research training at the CNRC should review the various research opportunities described under CNRC Areas of Research and Faculty and choose an area (or areas) of primary interest.  This information, plus a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and any other pertinent information, should be sent to:

William C. Heird, M.D.
Director, Postdoctoral Research Training Program
USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center
Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
1100 Bates Street
Houston, Texas 77030-2600

Selection is based on applicant qualifications as well as the appropriateness of the proposed research project.  CNRC investigators will work with accepted postdoctoral fellows to arrange a mutually agreeable research project. 


Application deadlines are January 1 and July 1 for fellowships beginning the following July and January.  Applications from qualified minority candidates are particularly encouraged.  Applications from non-citizens or non-residents of the United States also are encouraged, however stipend support for these individuals is quite limited.  Non-citizens or non-residents of the United States who are interested in the program are advised to also apply for local or international sources of stipend support.