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Application Process


Mentors

The Pediatric Nonmalignant Hematology and Stem Cell Biology Training Program welcomes collaboration among mentors with complementary expertise who may wish to form a Mentor Team to oversee and guide the progress of an applicant. Successful collaborations of Mentor Teams will be featured on this webpage as time goes on, as these collaborations are more and more found to be on the cutting edge of research and teaching in university environments.

Applicants (Application deadline is March 29, 2019)

From the lists below, please download all the forms. Note that for each form you can choose from two formats: pdf or Word.

If you have questions about the application process, feel free to contact:

Gretchen Shawver
Training Grant Administrator, Pediatric Nonmalignant Hematology and Stem Cell Biology Training Program

Email: gshawver@stanford.edu

650-723-5535 (phone)
650-723-5231 (fax)

Please send applications electronically to Gretchen Shawver: gshawver@stanford.edu


  More Postdoctoral candidates for the Training Program and their mentors must provide the following:

Postdoctoral candidates for the Training Program and their mentors must provide the following:

PART I – APPLICANT

1. A completed Application for Appointment form.

2. A description of Career Goals – be succinct; do not exceed one page.

3. A Curriculum Vitae including bibliography (attach one copy of all or relevant publications).

4. The names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least two professional References—excluding mentor(s) from whom Postdoctoral Applicant Evaluation forms have been requested. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that the signed, completed evalutaion forms are delivered to us by the deadline. They may be faxed or emailed to:

Research Training in Pediatric Nonmalignant Hematology and Stem Cell Biology
c/o Dr. Kathleen Sakamoto (P.I.)
Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Stanford University School of Medicine
CCSR-1215C, 269 Campus Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: (650) 725-7126
Fax: (650) 723-6700
Email: kmsakamo@stanford.edu

PART II – APPLICANT AND MENTOR(S)

5. Description of Research to be undertaken by the applicant during the period of training: explain its relevance to a human cancer problem – be clear and concise; do not exceed one page. This must be signed by both the applicant and the mentor(s).

6. A completed Research Clearances form: this must be signed by both the applicant and the mentor(s). If this application is approved, funds will not be allocated until the appropriate forms have been received by the Training Program in Developmental Hematology.

PART III – MENTORS OR MENTOR TEAMS

Mentors must provide items # 7-10 below. In the case of mentor teams, each member of the team must provide these items individually.

7. A Letter of Nomination that describes the mentor’s training and career development plans for the applicant. In the case of mentor teams, the specific role of each mentor in the program should be described.

8. A brief description of the Overall Research program in the proposed mentor’s laboratory.

9. A list of all predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees currently in the mentor’s laboratory and their sources of funding.

10. The mentor’s NIH Biosketch with publications most closely related to developmental hematology and Other Support (4 pages or less).

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CONTACT

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Fellowship Training Program

 

Gretchen Shawver
Fellowship Administrator

1000 Welch Road, Suite 300
Palo Alto, CA 94304
gshawver@stanford.edu
(650) 723-5535