The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center (MADCC) is pleased to announce openings in its MADCC Mentoring Program for Junior Investigators (MMPJI). The MMPJI has 2 aims. One, providing junior investigators entering the field of dementia research with a broad education about contemporary dementia research. Two, providing junior investigators with mentoring by experienced investigators in developing competitive grant applications. The MMPJI is a 2 year program with the following components:
- An online curriculum about contemporary dementia research to introduce mentees to basic features of dementias.
- An individually tailored mentoring committee of experienced investigators to assist mentees with preparation of competitive grant applications.
- Participation in the Career Development Workshop jointly sponsored by the MADCC and the University of Michigan Pepper Center. This workshop takes place in the spring and includes a Mock Study Section and other career development activities.
- Mentees receive preferred (not guaranteed) access to MADCC Core resources and Pilot Grant programs.
Eligibility Criteria Include:
- Career commitment to some form of dementia-related research. This covers the whole spectrum of research from social science work to basic biology.
- Post-doctoral fellow or junior faculty status.
- Realistic plans to submit a grant application within the next 2 years.
Applicants Should Submit:
- A concise statement of research interests and career goals, including identification of projected grant application(s).
- Letter of reference-support from present primary mentor.
Please send application material to: Erin Mobley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Deadline is December 30, 2017.