NIH Visiting Program for Foreign Scientists

Who Can Apply?

  • Doctoral degree or equivalent in the biomedical sciences
  • Five (5) years or fewer of relevant postdoctoral research experience at the start of the fellowship period
  • A valid visa:  NIH is authorized to offer J-1 visas (Exchange Visitor Program). 
  • For more information, visit the NIH Visiting Program.

Building 10 on the Bethesda campus, the nation’s largest hospital devoted entirely to clinical research.

How Do I Apply?

  • Visit the NIH Visiting Program, which provides information on opportunities for foreign scientists to train and conduct collaborative research at NIH.
  • Post your resume on NCI Future Fellows, a databank of candidates to be considered for postdoctoral fellowship, intern, and professional positions.
  • Search current opportunities.
  • Contact the principal investigator directly to inquire about openings in his/her laboratory.