The money is getting out. If you want to do research in your dream school, now it's the best time to grab the opportunity.
From my department's Secretary for Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Scholars:
Subject: Economic Stimulus Postdoctoral Job Opportunities at Duke
Duke University anticipates receipt of award funding from the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), also known as the Economic Stimulus Act. Postdoctoral positions may be available as a result of this funding. If you would like to express interest in a potential postdoctoral appointment at Duke, please visit: http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/stimulus/
Postdoctoral position listings may also be found at http://www.postdoc.duke.edu/openings_at_duke.php
If you are interested in applying for the positions and meet the
eligibility requirements, please activate your application soon. If you know of other colleagues who might be interested in this Economic Stimulus opportunity, please forward this email to them.