Global HIV Implementation Science Research Training Fellowship

ICAP


Program Description

The Global HIV Implementation Science Research Training Fellowship aims to prepare pre- and post-doctoral individuals for careers as independently-funded researchers and for leadership in global HIV implementation research. Pre- and post-doctoral fellows are trained in multidimensional, interdisciplinary approaches to rigorously test interventions to improve the uptake, implementation and translation of recent scientific findings into standard of care, as well as to evaluate the impact of bringing such interventions to scale. The Fellowship is funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health. It is a joint enterprise between the Department of Epidemiology and ICAP.

Program components include:
• Streamlined coursework based on an individualized training plan
• Tailored mentorship
• Weekly faculty-fellow seminars
• Research placements in domestic and international field settings
• Opportunities for conference presentations
• Instruction in manuscript writing & grant preparation
• Training in responsible conduct of research

Eligibility Criteria

Pre-doctoral applicants should meet the following criteria:

  1. Doctoral students accepted or enrolled in a doctoral program in the Department of Epidemiology at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
  2. A record of academic and professional excellence
  3. Commitment to a career in HIV implementation science research
  4. U.S. citizenship or permanent U.S. residency

Post-doctoral applicants should meet the following criteria:

  1. Completed a doctoral program
  2. A record of academic and professional excellence
  3. Commitment to a career in HIV implementation science research
  4. U.S. citizenship or permanent U.S. residency

Application Components:

  1. Fellowship application (download here)
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Three letters of reference
  4. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  5. Statement of interest
  6. Writing sample

All application components should be emailed as separate PDFs to [email protected]

Applicants are responsible for confirming receipt of all materials.

All applications components should be emailed to [email protected].

If you any have questions please contact: [email protected]

Stipends

Pre-doctoral fellows are supported for a maximum of three years and receive a stipend disbursed during the school year. Post-doctoral fellows are supported for a maximum of two years and receive a monthly stipend.

Fellows receive funding annually for tuition and fees and funds for health insurance. Fellows also receive an allowance for travel to a scientific meeting or field placement, with additional funds available to support research activities as needed.

How to apply

For more information on the program, please visit: Global HIV Implementation Science Research Training Fellowship – ICAP at Columbia University

For more information or questions please email [email protected]

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