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Office of Fellows’ Career Development

The Office of Fellows' Career Development (OFCD) at the NIEHS provides intramural predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows at the Institute with information and professional skills to help them obtain training positions and excel in their scientific careers. In 2007, the NIEHS was voted #7 on the list of "Best Places to Work for Postdocs" in the United States by an international survey of postdoctoral scientists. The NIEHS has been voted in the top ten of this ranking for four consecutive years.


Office of Fellows’ Career Development

Diane M. Klotz, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Office of Fellows' Career Development
Office of the Scientific Director, NIEHS
111 TW Alexander Drive, Room B-333
MSC B2-05
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709-2233
Tel (919) 541-3102
Fax (919) 541-5465 or

The NIEHS Office of Fellows' Career Development does not hire or interview prospective fellows.

Information for Prospective Fellows

Finding a Position

  • A list of current postdoctoral positions( Exit NIEHS. Application requirements are listed at the end of each announcement; applications should be directed to the hiring principal investigator.
  • Details of research conducted by intramural PIs. (
  • Information on the Fellowships in Environmental Medicine for medical students. (
  • Information on training positions at other NIH institutes ( Exit NIEHS. Select the program appropriate to your training level. For international fellows, helpful information about training at the NIH ( Exit NIEHS.
  • You can find answers to frequently asked questions about NIEHS fellowships in this downloadable document: FAQ.pdf (  Download Adobe Reader (143KB)

Moving to and Living in the Triangle Area

General Information

The NIEHS is located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. More information on living and working in this area (better known as "the Triangle") can be found at a number of local Web sites:

Employment Information

Several resources are available to help spouses and other family members find employment in the area:

  • ( Exit NIEHS: the official Web site of Research Triangle Park
  • ( Exit NIEHS job postings
  • The NC Biotech Center ( Exit NIEHS
  • You can also use more general job search engines such as Monster ( Exit NIEHS and Medzilla ( Exit NIEHS to find positions

International Fellows

Information for international fellows at the NIH is available from the Fogarty International Center ( Exit NIEHS and from the NIH Division of International Services ( Exit NIEHS. More general resources for international fellows are at:

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