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Lurie Foundation Offering Fellowships
February 6, 2013
The Nancy Lurie Marks Family Foundation and Harvard Medical School invite candidates to submit applications for two fellowships related to autism research.
The Nancy Lurie Marks Postdoctoral Fellowship is intended to provide salary support to a postdoctoral fellow and limited funds for research supplies. To be eligible, candidates must hold an MD and/or PhD; must be affiliated with Harvard Medical School or a Harvard-affiliated hospital; must have at least two years’ prior postdoctoral research experience and must be actively engaged in research related to autism.
To apply, applicants should send a single PDF to NLM_fellowship@hms.harvard.edu containing:
- A cover letter with contact information
- A CV
- A five-page proposal including one page of specific aims, one page of background and significance, and three pages describing the research plan and experimental approach (references can be on a separate page).
Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly to NLM_fellowship@hms.harvard.edu. The letters should be from individuals familiar with the applicant’s research and future potential as an investigator, including a letter of support from the applicant’s postdoctoral adviser for the proposed project.
The deadline for applications and letters of recommendation is Friday, March 22, 2013.
Junior Faculty Fellowship
The foundation is also offering a fellowship intended to support junior faculty as they develop an independent research program related to autism. Funding provides $75,000 per year for two years, plus $10,000 per year for supplies.
To be eligible, applicants must hold an MD or MD/PhD; must be a junior faculty member (within first five years) at Harvard Medical School or a Harvard-affiliated institution; must have at least two years’ prior postdoctoral research experience and must be actively engaged in research related to autism.
Candidates should submit applications in a single PDF to NLM_fellowship@hms.harvard.edu containing:
- A cover letter with contact information;
- A 250-word abstract;
- An NIH Biosketch;
- A five-page proposal (no smaller than 11 point font) including one page of specific aims, one page of background and significance, and three pages describing the research plan and experimental approach (references can be on a separate page).
Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with their research and their future potential as an independent investigator sent directly to NLM_fellowships@hms.harvard.edu. Applications and letters of recommendation are due by Friday, March 22, 2013.