Autism research fellowship open for applications

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Harvard Medical School and the Nancy Lurie Marks Family Foundation are accepting applications for the Nancy Lurie Marks Junior Faculty Merit Fellowship.

Applicants must be affiliated with Harvard Medical School or one of the Harvard hospitals, have at least two years of prior postdoctoral training, and be actively engaged in autism research. This fellowship is intended to provide salary support to the junior faculty members and limited funds for research supplies.

Eligible candidates should submit a 5-page proposal to include a description of research plan (two to three pages); description of background, specific aims, and experimental approach; National Institutes of Health-style bio-sketch; three letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with researcher’s accomplishments; and a 250-word abstract. All materials except references must be single-spaced, and in 10 pt. font.

Two fellowships will be awarded in January. To submit completed applications, or for questions, email Deadline to submit is Dec. 15.