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The Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) at Northwestern University is the largest university-wide research institute to focus exclusively on improving the health of LGBTQ individuals and their communities.

ISGMH fills positions for faculty, staff, and postdoctoral fellows. The Institute is comprised of 20 core faculty members, 90 staff members, 10 postdoctoral fellows, and 30 affiliate faculty members in departments and institutes throughout Northwestern. We also offer a number of internships and training opportunities to current students and recent graduates.

Open Positions



Postdoctoral Fellowships

Please check back later for future opportunities.

Research Training Opportunities

Many of our ongoing research projects welcome postdoctoral fellows/scholars, trainees, and interns to learn and work with ISGMH faculty and staff. Please see out list of all projects currently accepting inquiries about training opportunities.

Working at ISGMH and Northwestern

Our institute is located in the heart of downtown Chicago on N. Michigan Avenue—or the “Magnificent Mile”—and at Center on Halsted.

Through its research and community partnerships, ISGMH advances the health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals. Members of the ISGMH team will find a diversity of sexual orientations and gender identities represented among our faculty, staff, postdoctoral fellows, and interns. Year after year, our staff rank ISGMH’s mission and their colleagues as the two top reasons why they love working here.

Northwestern is one of the world’s premier research institutions encompassing 3,300 full-time faculty members, 21,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 6,500 full- and part-time staff. Ranked among the top-10 universities in the United States, Northwestern is recognized around the world for its extraordinary and innovative research.

The university offers competitive benefits packages designed to attract new talent and retain our extraordinary staff. Some of our benefits and perks include the following:
  • Career growth and opportunity
  • Comprehensive healthcare plans
  • Excellent matched retirement plan
  • Employee reduced tuition
  • Dependent care match
  • NU Wellness Program
  • Employee Discount Program

Looking for more information about working at ISGMH and Northwestern? Visit Northwestern’s Human Resources website.

Several faculty and staff members of the EDIT Program team stand and sit in two rows.
Faculty and staff on the Evaluation, Data Integration and Technical Assistance (EDIT) Program team.