Kathleen Kelly, PhD
(310) 206-5562 | Email
Anthony Butch, PhD
(310) 825-5707 | Email
(310) 267-1900 | Email
Applicants with more than three prior years of postdoctoral experience are not eligible to apply for this fellowship. Trainees are employed as postdoctoral fellows for the duration of their fellowship, and the UCLA Graduate Division does not allow the total duration of an individual's postdoctoral service to exceed five years (see #6 under Terms of Service here): https://grad.ucla.edu/gss/postdoc/pdfund.htm
Qualified candidates must have completed a Ph.D or equivalent degree from a recognized institution of higher learning. Applicants must have satisfactorily completed a minimum of 24 semester hours (or equivalent) in undergraduate and/or graduate level chemistry courses plus a minimum of 4 semester-hours (or equivalent) in biochemistry courses at the graduate level to meet certification eligibility requirements by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry.
One fellow will be accepted for each two-year period starting July 1, 2015. Applications will be accepted from July 1 through October 1st of even years for positions starting July 1 the following year. The application is on-line and will be posted on our website beginning July 1 of even years.
The items listed below constitute a complete application:
1. Letter of intent
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Three letters of recommendation
Selected applicants will be required to complete a formal application and submit transcripts of graduate and undergraduate records. Foreign graduates with credentials earned outside of the United States or Canada will be required to submit a credentials evaluation from an ABCC (American Board of Clinical Chemistry) approved agency. A list of approved credentials evaluation services may be accessed at http://www.abclinchem.org/geninfo/Pages/cred_eval.html.
Interview is required and will include a seminar presentation.
Please note: UCLA does not sponsor HB1 visas. J-1 visas cannot be extended beyond a third year, if one was previously obtained within a specified time frame.
Consistent with the first and second year pathology resident’s stipend.