The Jose Carreras International Leukemia Foundation was founded in 1988 by the internationally known tenor Jose Carreras. One of the main goals of the Foundation is to support research into the diagnosis, prevention and cure of leukemia and related hematological malignancies.
Candidates must hold an M.D. or Ph.D. degree and have completed at least three years postdoctoral training but must be less than ten years post their first doctoral degree* when the award begins. There are no restrictions based on nationality, but only one application will be considered from each sponsoring institution. Candidates must be committed to the research goals of the Foundation, must be able to devote at least 60% of their time to the project and must have a sponsoring institution with the academic environment to provide adequate support for the proposed project.
Initially, applications will be accepted for one post doctoral fellowship to provide funding of 50,000 US dollars for one year, renewable yearly for two additional years upon satisfactory performance. Indirect costs are not to exceed 8% and salary is not to exceed 35,000 US dollars including fringe benefits, with the remainder for supplies and/or equipment.
Internal Selection Procedure
The UI Office of the Vice President for Research and the Carver College of Medicine have established an internal review procedure to select the UI nominee. Applications will be reviewed according to the sponsor's selection criteria. Consideration will also be given to UI institutional strengths and strategic directions. Potential applicants must submit, using the preselection link below, the following information:
The above materials must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m., on Friday, October 5, 2012. The selected nominee will be asked to complete the full application package in accordance with the sponsor's deadline of Friday, November 2, 2012.
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