Friday Harbor Laboratories

Post-Doctoral Fellowships

The next opening for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Friday Harbor Labs will begin in September 2018.


The next application deadline is January 15, 2018.

The Laboratories supports a post-doctoral scientist for a two-year appointment to (i) establish an active research program, (ii) assist the Director in facilitating the efforts of visiting scientists and students, and (iii) teach one course during each year of the postdoc appointment. Applications are welcomed from scientists with qualifications in any area of marine research that is readily supportable by the Laboratories.

Applications should include:

- your curriculum vita

- two letters of reference sent directly to Mark Tetrick from the letter writers

- a brief letter (5 pages maximum) outlining interests and your specific research plan

- Application for Research Facilities.

Please email application materials to: or send via regular mail to:

Mark Tetrick, Administrator
Friday Harbor Laboratories
620 University Rd.
Friday Harbor, WA. 98250

On-campus family housing is available at FHL's customary housing rates, which are lower than market rates on San Juan Island.

Please mark all application documents clearly as part of an application for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship. Applications should be received before January 15. Fellowship appointments will be announced by March 15 and are generally made effective September 15.

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