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Application Procedure

Apply Now (coming soon)Application Deadline: Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. (US Eastern Time)

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

The organizers are primarily seeking applicants who are motivated to build a career as a physician-scientist in translational cancer research: the exciting research front at the interface between basic research and clinical investigations. Ideal candidates are physicians in any stage of laboratory training, clinical fellows in any oncology subspecialty, and those with an MD, PhD degree returning to the lab after clinical training. These applicants should select the “Oncology fellow or resident” option in the application.

The organizers will also accept applications for up to five positions reserved for senior scientists. Senior scientists are defined as physicians or clinical scientists who are currently transitioning to faculty positions or have already embarked on academic careers. These applicants should select the “Senior scientist” option in the application.

The AACR is committed to increasing the participation of traditionally underrepresented minority investigators, as identified by the NCI, in cancer and biomedical research. Individuals from these groups are strongly encouraged to submit applications.

The online application requires the following items from applicants:

  • A completed online application form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A letter of recommendation from your mentor, program supervisor, or department head in support of your application for this workshop (n/a for senior scientist applicants)
  • Short answers to three application questions: 1) summary of career path and research experience, 2) description of career goals for the next 5 years and how this workshop will be of assistance, and 3) description of a scholarly question to be answered in upcoming research

Detailed instructions for each of the items listed above can be found in the online application. Applications will not be accepted unless they contain all the elements described above.