LEND Postdoctoral Fellowship Application Process
Postdoctoral fellows are recruited annually to participate in the LEND advanced neurodevelopmental disabilities and the Autism Leadership Academy (ALA) training programs. These positions are available to postdocs in health administration, developmental medicine, genetics, public health, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, psychology, social work, special education and speech-language. Postdoctoral applicants in other fields may be considered.
Job postings for these UNMC research associate positions open on Nov. 1 of the preceding year. Applicants must have completed all the requirements for their doctoral degree (not including the actual presentation of the degree) before beginning the postdoctoral program.
Please go to the UNMC jobs website to apply at and search for postdoctoral research associate positions at Munroe-Meyer Institute. You will need to submit the following documents:
- letter of interest;
- curriculum Vitae;
- graduate transcript sent directly to the LEND training director; and
- three letters of recommendation.
All other LEND trainees
Recruitment for the all of the 600-hour Advanced Interdisciplinary Leadership Training Programs begins in January of the preceding year. Recruitment for all other training programs takes place year round and applications can be submitted at any time.
LEND trainees are often recruited through their disciplines/departments at the Munroe-Meyer Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center. However, trainee candidates from outside MMI can also apply directly to the Nebraska LEND program. To make an application to the program, you will need the following documents:
- a personal letter of interest that presents the applicant’s career goals and how they are compatible with the LEND mission;
- three letters of recommendation from faculty supervisors/employers familiar with your academic and/or professional clinical performance and your leadership potential. Individuals with a disability or family members applying to the program may submit letters of recommendation from individuals who can speak to their experience with children with neurodevelopmental or related disabilities and their families and can speak to their leadership potential;
- a resume or curricula vitae; and
- official collegiate transcript sent directly to the LEND training director.
Interested individuals can contact the LEND training director for additional information or assistance with the application process