Applications for new IRACDA fellows starting in 2024 is now open! Applications will be accepted from December 1, 2023 until February 4, 2024.

To complete the application, candidate should have:

  • CV or NIH-style biosketch – Please include the ‘personal statement’ section of the biosketch. In the publications section, please divide into original research papers, reviews, and submitted manuscripts.  A sample from the NIH is available here.
  • 1-2 page Personal Statement –  (single space, 11 Arial font, 0.5 inch margins)  This should include your motivation for applying to the Michigan IRACDA program, details of your research and teaching experience, proposed research, and future career plans after your postdoctoral training.
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation.  You will only need the names and contact information and letter requests will automatically be sent out by email.  One of these letters should be from your thesis advisor.
  • Names of 3-5 potential IRACDA mentors.  Most mentors in any of the STEM disciplines should be eligible.  You do not need to contact these mentors in advance, but we will make these connections if you are selected for an interview.

When you have all these pieces completed APPLY HERE.

If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact Heather MacFarland.  You may also contact the program directors, David Sept or Susan Brooks,.