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Call for applications for postdoctoral fellowship in autism

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Harvard Medical School (HMS) and the Nancy Lurie Marks Family Foundation are accepting applications for the Nancy Lurie Marks Postdoctoral Fellowship in Autism. Two fellowships will be awarded, effective January 2011.

To be eligible for a fellowship, an applicant must be affiliated with HMS or one of the Harvard teaching hospitals, have at least two years of prior postdoctoral training, and be actively engaged in autism research.

The application requires a five-page proposal consisting of background and significance (one page), specific aims (one page), experimental approach (three pages); three letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the applicant’s research and future potential; a letter of support from the applicant’s current research mentor; and the applicant’s curriculum vitae.

This fellowship is intended to provide salary support to the postdoctoral fellows and limited funds for research supplies.

For questions, or to submit completed applications, email by Nov. 15.