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How To Apply

scholar in labWe are looking for individuals with a PhD in biomedical sciences and with no previous postdoctoral experience or up to three years postdoctoral experience who would like to begin a 3-year post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Rochester.

Per NIH restrictions, by the time of appointment, each Scholar must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States who has been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (i.e., possess a currently valid Permanent Resident Card USCIS Form I-551, or other legal verification of such status).

Application Process

Step One - Contact The Program Director

Contact the Program Training Director, Craig_Morrell, D.V.M., Ph.D., for more information so that we may help you identify prospective research mentors at the University of Rochester that align with your research interests and career goals.

Step Two - Identified Mentored Postdoctoral Training

After you and the Program Training Director have determined that the Rochester Postdoc Partnership for postdoctoral training has opportunities for your career development, you will be provided a link to our online application form - please submit the application materials electronically as detailed in step 3.

Step Three - Submit The Following Documents

  1. Cover letter briefly describing current training in biomedical/behavioral research, your research and teaching career goals, and naming the potential UR research mentors identified with Craig Morrell, D.V.M., Ph.D.
  2. A copy of your updated Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Unofficial transcripts from all institutions where you received graduate training (Post-bac, M.S. and Ph.D.).  PLEASE NOTE: Upon admission to the program, your appointment will require you to have hardcopies of official transcripts sent to the address below:

UR CTSI Research Education Team
University of Rochester-CTSI
265 Crittenden Blvd.
CU 420708
Rochester, NY 14642

  1. Three letters of recommendation from research mentors and professors for whom you have spent considerable time and effort and who have an in-depth knowledge of your scholarly work and your research interests.
  2. In addition, you may also include reprints of your peer-reviewed publications.