Omenn-Darling Fellows

The Omenn-Darling Bioengineering Institute at Princeton University invites applications for the Gilbert S. Omenn, M.D., Ph.D. '61 and Martha A. Darling *70 Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

This opportunity is intended to foster the recruitment of exceptional postdoctoral candidates to the Omenn-Darling Bioengineering Institute (ODBI) at Princeton University, as well as recognize excellence in the Postdoctoral Research Associates currently working in the Institute. Appointments are for one year with the possibility of renewal pending satisfactory performance and continued funding. The awardee will hold the title of Gilbert S. Omenn, M.D., Ph.D. '61 and Martha A. Darling *70 Fellow and be provided $70,000 salary with benefits and a conference travel allowance.

Eligible candidates must have received their Ph.D. in a related field (e.g. Bioengineering and other Engineering fields, Biology, Physics, Chemistry) and have no more than two years post Ph.D. experience prior to the anticipated start date. Candidates who are currently affiliated with Princeton University are eligible to apply as long as the preceding criterion has been met (i.e. less than 2 years of post Ph.D. experience).

Application Requirements:

Please use this application form: Gilbert S. Omenn, M.D., Ph.D. '61 and Martha A. Darling *70 Fellowship Application

Applications must be completed by January 31, 2024 at 5:00 PM (EST). Questions about the fellowship may be directed to the Manager of Educational Operations, Jessica Varela, [email protected].

  • A brief, one-page description of project; we encourage a graphical abstract
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Brief letter of support from Princeton faculty mentor (one page)


Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is subject to the University's background check policy. The work location for this position is in-person on campus at Princeton University.