Post-Doc at Palo Alto, CA Veterans Affairs, with Stanford, for health services researcher

We wanted to share an amazing post-doctoral fellowship opportunity at the Department of Veterans Affairs with your organization. The VA National Center on Homelessness among Veterans (NCHAV), in collaboration with the VA Office of Academic Affiliations (OAA) and Stanford University has created a post-doctoral fellowship for health professionals interested in addressing homelessness and health services among criminal justice-involved veterans. The NCHAV Fellowship is open to clinicians and non-clinicians with a doctoral degree or who have completed all requirements toward a doctoral degree from an accredited institution.

The position is based at VA Palo Alto, CA, Center for Innovation to Implementation (Ci2i) in conjunction with Stanford University, School of Medicine. Please pass this along to your students and recent graduates and anyone you think may be interested.


Applicants must be U.S Citizens who have completed a Ph.D. in a field relevant to health services research (for example, health economics, psychology, criminal justice, criminology, epidemiology). The VA is an equal opportunity employer.

Ci2i values diversity as an important factor in serving the research and training missions of our center. We encourage applications from members of any groups that are historically underrepresented in health services research, academia, and/or medicine. This may include, but is not limited to, the NIH definition of underrepresented groups.

Application Materials

  1. Updated Curriculum Vitae (confirming U.S. Citizenship)
  2. Personal Statement: Applicants should submit a two page statement of their research goals, objectives, how they can contribute to the objectives of the training program, and how the program can contribute to the applicant’s professional development.
  3. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement (up to 1 page): Content may include (but is not limited to) relevant research expertise, opportunities to advance DEI in your field, the impact of your research on DEI issues, and/or relevant personal experiences that have influenced professional goals.
  4. Three Letters of Recommendation

Application materials can be forwarded to Gabrielle Jones by November 1, 2021


Interviews with invited applicants will occur in November and December.

Thank You,

Gabrielle Jones, MA, MPH

VA Palo Alto Health Care System

Center for Innovation to Implementation