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Application Materials

trainee working in the lab

The application deadline for this year is March 1, 2018.

Email the completed application to our program

The application packet should contain the materials listed below.  Please only use Adobe Acrobat Reader to enter and save information on the fillable pdf face page.

  • the application face page
  • the applicant's CV
  • a one page description of the applicant's PhD research
  • a one page description of the applicant's proposed research
  • a one-page document describing how your prior experiences have motivated you to pursue a career that melds research, teaching, and active contribution to an academic community
  • the mentor's NIH biosketch, including a description of the mentor's active and pending funding
  • a listing of the mentor's present and prior trainees for the past five years (with current position)
  • a letter from the mentor stating support of the goals of the TEACRS program and agreeing to the TEACRS requirement that scholars devote 25% of their time to career development
  • the mentor's letter should also acknowledge his or her responsibility for contributing 25% support during the time the scholar is appointed to TEACRS

Three letters of recommendation are also required.
Your referees should email their letters directly to the program.

Contact Information

Claire Moore, PhD
Program Director


Administrative Office
75 Kneeland Street, Room 675
Jordan Wilkinson
TEACRS Program Research Admin
Phone: 617-636-6754