Request for Proposals: Broad Clinical Research Fellows 2020–2021

Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC (Photo by Chris Shinn)
(Photo by Chris Shinn)

A new gift from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation enabled renewal of the Eli and Edythe Broad Clinical Research Fellows at USC. We plan to fund up to three positions. The fellows must have completed their MD or MD/PhD training, currently be in their residency or fellowship program and hold a license to practice medicine within the United States.

Successful candidates will be notified by December 20th, 2019. The fellowship will provide $65,000 of salary support (plus fringe benefits), $7,500 for supplies and a $1,500 meeting allowance for clinical research fellows engaged in a minimum of 75% effort on a research project broadly related to stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. Fellowships will be awarded for one year only. Funding period may commence anytime from January 1st to July 1st, 2020.

To apply, please submit a single, merged PDF document that includes the following materials to by 5PM, November 15th, 2019:

  • Research Proposal (3 pages, single spaced, one-inch margins, 12-point font)
    • Aims, Background, Significance/Impact (1 page)
    • Approach and Expected Outcomes (2 pages)
  • Research Statement (1 page)
    • Previous training and research experience
    • How does proposed research fit into career goals?
    • Proposed mentoring plan
  • Biosketch (2 page)

Each applicant must appoint two mentors. Awardees are required to sign an award agreement for 75% minimum effort with signatures from the Department Chair as well as the two appointed mentors.

For questions, please contact:
Qing Liu-Michael, PhD
Program Director
Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC