Apply for the Sloan Fellowship Program: Inviting Postdoctoral Researchers!

Deadline: 7 December 2015

The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (HCPDS) has launched the “Sloan Fellowship on Aging and Work” to provide opportunities for research and leadership training in a two-year, non-degree program for postdoctoral researchers in the field of aging population and the labor force.

The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (HCPDS) uses a multidisciplinary approach, integrating population health, and social and economic sciences to provide the best empirical evidence about the causes and consequences of population aging to labor policies, family dynamics and community resilience. The HCPDS is uniquely positioned to identify and mentor junior scholars who will explore when and how demographic conditions create opportunities for people to work longer and to lead healthier lives in old age.

The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (HCPDS) aims to provide an individualized, tailored training experience for each Sloan Fellow.


  • Fellows have access to the full range of resources offered by Harvard University and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
  • Each fellow is provided with shared office space at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies in Harvard Square, Cambridge, plus library privileges, health benefits, a research and travel budget, and
  • a salary of $60,000 /USD.

Eligibility Criteria

  • This program is open to U.S. and Canadian citizens only.
  • Research questions should address issues pertaining to the United States only.
  • Those with degrees equivalent to a PhD such as MDs, JDs, ScDs, etc. are also eligible to apply.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit their applications electronically with all the required documents at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit Sloan Fellowship Program.