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Clinical and Translational Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Training Program

Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

Position Description:

CRTC – Clinical Research Training Center – at the School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a predoctoral and postdoctoral TL1 training program. Training program provides career development for medical and allied healthcare students through didactic coursework, mentored training, work-in-progress research discussions, journal clubs, and conferences.

The TL1 Predoctoral Program offers the following:

  • Summer Predoctoral Program: Two-month research core, beginning June 1 and ending July 31
  • Year-Long (Intensive) Predoctoral Program: Twelve-month research core, beginning June 1 and continuing through May 31 the following year
  • Two-Year (Standard) Predoctoral Program: 1-2 year (9 month minimum) appointment concurrent with the student’s doctoral degree program.

The TL1 Postdoctoral Program offers the following:

  • Two-Year Postdoctoral Program: 2 year appointment is available to demystify the processes of translating research findings, including studying the methods to disseminate and implement new findings. The program has the broad ability to include research projects in late-stage preclinical, first-in-human, clinical, translational, patient-oriented research, population health and community engagement, and biomedical informatics.

Qualifications:

TL1 Predoctoral Program trainees must be enrolled in a clinical doctoral degree program in medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, biomedical engineering, social work, pharmacy, audiology and communication sciences, veterinary medicine, or another allied health profession. Competitive stipend and benefits are offered. Applicants must be citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States, or have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence.

For the TL1 Postdoctoral Program, a PhD, MD, MD/PhD, or DVM obtained and a record of academic accomplishment is required. Competitive stipend and benefits are offered. Applicants must be citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States, or have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence. Appointments for this position will typically be held for two years.

To Apply:

Candidates should apply online at crtc.wustl.edu/tl1postdoc A complete application requires the application form, curriculum vitae, cover letter, official transcript, statement of proposed project, a letter of reference, and a mentor letter of support. An interview in person or online will be required for applicants in the final round of selection.

Applications are open November 1 – February 20 for a June start date.