Application Process

We are thrilled to announce the call for applications for the soon-to-be funded NIH T32 Partners Training Program in Precision & Genomic Medicine. The training program is co-led by Jordan W. Smoller, MD, ScD and Heidi Rehm, PhD, FACMG.

We are accepting applications for post-doctoral fellows to begin July 1, 2020.

All materials for applications must be received by March 6, 2020.

How to Apply

Please return this form and all related materials as a single pdf to Carol Whooley CWHOOLEY1@mgh.harvard.edu. All application materials are due March 6, 2020 at 5pm.

  1. Cover page
  2. A one-page personal statement one-page personal statement of background and experience, goals for T32 fellowship training and longer-term career goals
  3. A (maximum two page) description of your research interests and planned research project
  4. Two letters of recommendation from prior mentors or training supervisors
  5. Documentation of doctoral degree completion (or imminent completion) and citizenship/permanent resident status
  6. Your Curriculum Vitae

Eligibility

The individual to be trained must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment. Additional details on citizenship, training period, and aggregate duration of support are available in the NIH Grants Policy Statement.

All trainees are required to pursue their research training full time, normally defined as 40 hours per week, or as specified by the sponsoring institution in accordance with its own policies. Appointments are normally made in 12-month increments, and no trainee may be appointed for less than 9 months during the initial period of appointment, except with prior approval of the awarding unit, or when trainees are appointed to approved, short-term training positions.

Postdoctoral trainees must have received, as of the beginning date of the NRSA appointment, a Ph.D., M.D., D.D.S., or comparable doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution. Comparable doctoral degrees include, but are not limited to, the following:  D.M.D., DC, DO, DVM., OD, DPM, ScD, EngD, DrPH, DNSc, DPT, PharmD, ND (Doctor of Naturopathy), DSW, PsyD, as well as a doctoral degree in nursing research. Documentation by an authorized official of the degree-granting institution certifying all degree requirements have been met prior to the beginning date of the training appointment is acceptable. Individuals in postgraduate clinical training, who wish to interrupt their studies for a year or more to engage in full-time research training before completing their formal training programs, are also eligible.

Questions:

Any questions as to eligibility for this particular T32 can be directed to the Training Program Director, Dr. Jordan Smoller (JSMOLLER@PARTNERS.ORG). We look forward to reviewing your application. If you have questions about the application process, please contact Carol Whooley CWHOOLEY1@mgh.harvard.edu

Please share this announcement with other interested candidates.

Partners Training Program in Precision & Genomic Medicine

REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS

We are pleased to announce the call for applications for the Partners Healthcare Training Program (T32)  in Precision & Genomic Medicine. The training program is co-led by Jordan W. Smoller, MD, ScD and Heidi Rehm, PhD and supported by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).  Our faculty comprise a broad range of leading scientists affiliated with the Partners Healthcare System (including Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital), Partners Personalized Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Harvard Medical School, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

We seek talented applicants with a commitment to training in the diverse domains of precision and genomic medicine, including medical genetics and genomics, data science, molecular medicine, and implementation science. We are accepting applications for postdoctoral fellows to begin July 1, 2020

The training program brings together three outstanding components for a world-class training program in precision and genomic medicine: 1) an internationally-recognized faculty with expertise in precision and genomic medicine across a broad range of disciplines, 2) outstanding institutional resources bridging clinical, genomic, and data sciences, and 3) deep engagement with cutting edge, collaborative initiatives at the regional, national, and international levels to provide rich training experiences.

Funding is for 2-years and awards cover salary, travel to professional meetings, and other training-related expenses.

Any questions about the T32 program or eligibility can be directed to the Program Manager, Carol Whooley CWHOOLEY1@mgh.harvard.edu

All application materials are due Friday, March 6, 2020 by 5pm ET USA

Notification of awards will be made by April 1, 2020

Citizenship and Minority Recruitment

Per NIH guidelines, applicants must be a citizen or non-citizen national of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment. Underrepresented minority groups including, but not limited to, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives and Pacific Islanders are strongly encouraged to apply.

We look forward to reviewing your application.