RFA for Postdoctoral Training in Clinical and Translational Science

We are pleased to announce a request for applications from postdoctoral Medical, Dental, Veterinary, Nursing, and PhD trainees who are interested in pursuing either a certificate or masters in clinical and translational science with funding provided by the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT).

CTSA TL1 Postdoctoral Training Grant

ITMAT Scholarship

Applications are due October 27, 2017 for appointments beginning in Summer 2018


Individuals are supported while they:

  1. Engage in a research project
  2. Complete an education program
    • Master of Science in Translational Research (MTR)
      • For trainees pursuing a T1 research project testing basic research findings for clinical effect (i.e. preclinical, first in human, proof of concept, phase 1) and whose research is focused on the elucidation of mechanistic and therapeutic aspects of disease processes.
    • Master of Science in Regulatory Science (MSRS)
      • For trainees developing new tools, standards and approaches to assess the safety, efficacy, quality and performance of FDA regulated products with a focused emphasis on regulation.
    • Certificate Program
      • A non-degree program for trainees that provides didactic training through a series of coursework to complement their career goals. Trainees will choose a concentration in translational, entrepreneurial, or regulatory science.
        • Certificate applicants are not eligible for ITMAT Scholarship funding; applicants may apply for the TL1

  Applicants are encouraged to contact Rachel Bastian, Administrative Director for Education,
to discuss which program is best aligned with their learning objectives and career goals.

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Positions are open to GME Trainees (Residents, Fellows) and Postdoctoral PhDs.

  • Applicants to the TL1 award must be US citizens or have permanent resident status.
  • If you have other funding under review or awarded at the time of application (10/20/17) or up until appointment to the grant (7/1/18), please notify us to discuss eligibility.

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Available Funding

  • Appointment of postdoc trainees to the TL1 grant will be for one year (Certificate) or two years (MTR and MSRS).
  • TL1 appointees will receive $24,150 toward tuition each year and a stipend determined by NIH policy by the number of years of relevant postdoctoral experience (prorated, paid monthly, each year in the program).
  • ITMAT Scholars may receive partial salary support, tuition support, or a combination of the two.

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Apply Now!

Only one application is required for both the chosen educational program and associated funding awards. All eligible applicants who apply during the fall application cycle are considered for funding awards.

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If you have any questions, please contact:
Administrative Director, Rachel Bastian, MSEd
Program Director, Emma Meagher, MD

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