The Autism Speaks Postdoctoral Fellowship in Translational Research is currently accepting applications for 2012-2013 fellows. The fellowship provides multidisciplinary translational training to encourage new investigators to enter into the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) research. A primary focus of the fellowship is to remove barriers and develop better communication and collaboration among basic scientists, applied researchers, and clinicians. The fellowship requires experience in laboratory and clinical settings and development of a collaborative multidisciplinary training plan.
The Autism Speaks Translational Postdoctoral Fellowship is for two years, includes competitive, experience based stipend ($50,900 maximum per year) and a $10,000 annual travel allowance. Candidates who hold an M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree, and have no more than five years of postdoctoral experience are eligible to apply.
Important application deadlines:
Letter of Intent: January 24, 2012, 8:0oPM EST
Letters of Recommendation and Application: March 6, 2012, 8:00PM EST
For more information about the Autism Speaks Postdoctoral Fellowship in Translational research and to apply, please visit: http://www.autismspeaks.org/science/grants-program/open-grants-how-apply