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Aga Khan Foundation 2023 Global Mental Health Postdoctoral Fellowship

The goal of this Fellowship Program is to strengthen capacity for global mental health implementation science in South and Central Asia and/or East Africa. The Fellowship Program is a joint initiative of the Aga Khan University’s Brain and Mind Institute and the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School. The Program supports post-doctoral research fellows in conducting implementation science research designed to translate prevention, assessment, and treatment interventions to specific settings and vulnerable populations in low- and middle- income countries.


Aga Khan Foundation Global Mental Health Postdoctoral Fellowship

Application DeadlineSeptember 30, 2023
Funding TypePartially Funded
School to studyAga Khan University
TypeFellowship
SponsorAga Khan Foundation (AKF)
GenderMen and Women
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Benefits of Aga Khan Foundation Global Mental Health Postdoctoral Fellowship

Benefits for postdocs at Harvard vary depending on the postdoc’s employment classification (employee, stipendee, or direct-pay). To participate in many of Harvard’s benefits, you must be:

  • Employed on a regular University payroll
  • Receiving a paycheck from Harvard
  • Working at least 17.5 hours per week or paid at a base annual rate of at least $15,000

Requirements for Aga Khan Foundation Global Mental Health Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Fellowship Program is open to individuals who have received their PhD or completed their MD with a research thesis degree by December 01, 2023. Additionally, applicants should have a record of academic achievement (for example, prior peer-reviewed publications), and have demonstrated a commitment to pursuing a career in global mental health research, particularly in service to the geographies served by Aga Khan University and the Aga Khan Development Network. The Fellowship Program is open to any qualified candidate.

Selection Process

Selection

In addition to consideration of the candidate’s potential fulfilment of all aspects of the program

as outlined above, the selection process will include consideration of the following:

  • Commitment to the fields of global mental health and implementation science.
  • Commitment to the special needs of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), especially those served by Aga Khan University (AKU) and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). 
  • Demonstrated academic excellence and/or knowledge/experience in LMICs.
  • Desire to establish a career in the geographies served by AKU and AKDN.

Application Deadline

September 30, 2023

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit the following as one PDF to Dr. Zul Merali, Director, Brain and Mind Institute,  brain&[email protected]? for consideration:

  1. Curriculum Vitae. 
  2. Cover letter outlining interest in the fellowship.
  3. Personal statement of no more than1,000 words addressing the candidate’s passion for a career in impactful research on mental health in LMICs, or how the candidate demonstrates commitment to the issues and countries where they plan to carry out future work.
  4. Writing samples or publication examples (no more than three total)
  5. Names and contact information for three references.
  6. Confirmation of completion of an MD with a research thesis degree or award of a PhD by December 01, 2023. 

Submit items as one consolidated PDF document titled “[your last name, first initial] _GMH2024?” by September 30, 2023. 

Harvard equal opportunity employer language

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.

For more details, visit Aga Khan Foundation website.


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