SSON Launches Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program

The Sinclair School of Nursing (SSON) is now accepting applications for a one-year, distance mediated post-doctoral fellowship. The full-time fellowship will begin summer 2018 and will provide mentoring, research training, educational training, interdisciplinary research experiences, and professional and career development.

Applications are due April 1, 2018.


  • Mentorship from faculty with active programs of research
  • Research and educational training
  • Career development
  • Interdisciplinary research training and experience
  • Stipend, tuition support, research conference travel allowance, laptop and pilot project costs

Research productivity outcomes:

  • Mock review of pilot project
  • Presentation at one University of Missouri event
  • Presentation at one research conference
  • At least two first-authored journal manuscripts
  • Al least one grant application
  • Attendance at at least six lectures/seminars relevant to program of research


  • Completed research-intensive PhD or DNS doctoral degree
  • Substantive content or methodological match with SSON PhD research mentor(s)
  • Able to devote 100% effort to fellowship activities
  • Graduate of a nursing program which prepares graduates for professional licensure
  • U.S. citizen or valid Permanent Resident Card USCIS Form I-551 (NIH Requirement)


Contact Vicki Conn, PhD, RN, FAAN, Potter-Brinton Professor & Associate Dean for Research, 573.882.0231,

You can learn more about the program here.