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Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research

Application Deadline- June 7, 2018

The goal of amfAR’s Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research is to:

  • Facilitate the exceptional postdoctoral researcher’s transition to an independent career in HIV/AIDS research within an academic institution or nonprofit organization
  • Support two years of postdoctoral basic biomedical research (phase I)
  • Provide the possibility of one additional year of research funding during the first year of an independent research position (phase II)

Applicant Eligibility and Qualifications
Applicants must:

  • Hold a research or clinical doctorate completed between three and six years prior to May 3, 2018*
  • Be positioned to secure an independent research position no later than March 2021
  • Be the first author on significant publications in leading peer-reviewed journals
  • Propose a line of research sufficiently distinct from the mentor’s own research that it indicates future independence
  • Have made oral and poster presentations at major scientific conferences and meetings
  • Be affiliated with a nonprofit research institution anywhere in the world
  • Be mentored by an experienced investigator at the same institution who: (a) is qualified to oversee the proposed research; (b) has successfully supervised postdoctoral fellows; and (c) is at the associate professor level or higher.

*The three- to six-year eligibility window starts from the date the most recent doctoral degree was completed. E.g., the window for Ph.D. candidates starts from the date of successful dissertation defense; the window for M.D., Ph.D. candidates starts with the most recent of the internship completion or successful dissertation defense dates.

Submission Requirements and Deadlines
Submission of a letter of intent (LOI) is completed through an online portal.

Step 1: Click here to register.

You will receive portal log in details and LOI forms. Deadline extensions will not be provided.

Step 2: Log in to the portal to complete the LOI and upload required forms, including:

  • Fellow’s Eligibility Details, Publications, Presentations, and Posters
  • Fellow’s Biographical Sketch and Mentor’s Biographical Sketch and List of Fellows Supervised
  • Resources and Environment Form
  • Signature Form

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research

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