The Massachusetts General Hospital offers a National Cancer Institute-sponsored, 2-year research/training fellowship in nervous system tumors.
2 years of research experience with didactic training in clinical research methodology. Trainees are expected to devote at least 75% effort to research training. Trainees should engage in laboratory-based or clinical translational research on nervous system tumors under the guidance of an experienced mentor.
Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents, must have completed clinical training in neurology, neurosurgery, medical oncology, pediatric oncology or radiation oncology and must be eligible for HMS appointment at the Fellow or Instructor level.
An application consists of
1) project description (2 pages maximum),
2) curriculum vitae (HMS format) and
3) three letters of recommendation*
*Recommendation letters from clinical and laboratory researchers that plan to mentor the applicant in the K12 training are preferred. If not available, recommendations from current and previous research mentors and clinical supervisors are acceptable.
Applications are due by October 31, 2016 for the training period starting the following July 1, 2017. Awardees will be notified by December 12, 2016.
Applications should be submitted as a single pdf via email to:
Leah Hesse, Ph.D.
K12 Program Administrator