Clinical and Translational Science Fellowship (TL1)


Applicants must submit a brief application through the ICRE website, including a description of their proposed research project, CV, and letters of support from prospective mentors and departmental directors. After review, outstanding applicants will be invited for an interview with the Program Directors.

Now accepting applications for Predoctoral positions. Deadline: June 1st at 11:59 p.m.

Trainees applying for the Fellowship in Innovation should include information in 'career goals' related to how the fellowship will help meet objectives in innovation and/or entrepreneurship (e.g. obtaining supplemental funding, spinning out a product to market, product licensing or creating a business). In 'research strategy', the hypotheses should reflect product development and/or feasibility testing objectives based on the product stage and any preliminary market research and business plans should be included.

Application Materials

The CTS Fellowship application includes:

  • Career Goals (500 word limit)
  • Research Strategy (1000 word limit)
  • Relevance of Research Strategy to Translational Research (250 word limit)
  • Planned Training Activities (500 word limit)
  • Timeline
  • Mentoring Plan (250 word limit)
  • Current CV
  • Letter of Support from Department Chair/Division Chief
  • Letter of Recommendation and Biosketch from Mentor 1
  • Letter of Recommendation and Biosketch from Mentor 2

Once the application is submitted, your Department Chair/Division Chief, Mentor 1, and Mentor 2 will be sent an email to upload their letters of support and biosketches to the application portal.

To get started, access the ICRE application portal here.

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