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Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) Postdoctoral Fellowship Application Checklist and Coversheet Submitted applications will be considered for all available fellowships. Research and Career Statement: Not to exceed 2 pages. See application instructions for additional details. Mentor's Profile Form: Download and complete from fellowship page. Application Checklist & Coversheet: This form signed & dated. Complete this section if you are a foreign national holding or requiring a visa. If you do not yet have a visa, enter 'N/A' where appropriate. Citizenship Status Three Letters of Recommendation: One letter from each external recommender (n=3), signed, on letterhead. Send email and link directly from the Discover system to your recommender to upload in the Discover system. Home Country Visa Type Qualifying degree type PROPOSED MENTORS: List all proposed mentors, include credentials and provide the names of the mentor's primary department and institution. Abbreviations are acceptable due to character limit. Dept. First & Last Name APPLICATION COMPONENTS: Check each box, complete any required fields, sign, print and scan this checklist and include as the cover sheet to the fellowship application. Completion date of qualifying degree (e.g. Ph.D.) Current/Previous Department If you are a current MDA trainee, provide the original fellowship start date Today's Date Main MD Anderson Mentor: Co-Mentors: Visa Expiration Date If you need continuing certification credits provide type (e.g. licensed psychologist) Institution City/Town Current/Previous Institution Country Projected current fellowship end date (if applicable) Preferred Name Institution Proposal Keywords, Title, and Suggested Reviewer Form: Proposed project information and suggested reviewers, if your application is selected Dept. First & Last Name Institution Dept. First & Last Name Institution Dept. First & Last Name Institution Dept. First & Last Name Institution Dept. First & Last Name 1) Recommender Name Institution Institution 2) Recommender Name 3) Recommender Name Institution CPRTP Mentor Requirements Memo: Signed by the: 1) Main MD Anderson mentor, 2) Main Partnering institution* mentor, and 3) department chair or designee. (*) Partnering institution mentors apply to CPRIT-funded postdoctoral fellowship applicant's ONLY. CPRTP Fellowship Requirements Memo: Signed by the: 1) applicant, 2) Main MD Anderson mentor, and 3) Main Partnering institution* mentor. (*) Partnering institution mentors apply to CPRIT- funded postdoctoral fellowship applicant's ONLY. Main Mentor from Partnering Institution (CPRIT applicants only): Full Legal Name Street Address Zip/Postal Code Personal E-mail (Yahoo,Gmail,Hotmail) Cell Phone State/ Province Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Biosketch: Include GPA, graduation & employment dates, thesis & dissertation titles, & PMCID for publications. Dipoloma or Transcript of qualifying (highest) degree. Attach a copy of your transcript of the highest degree (official or unofficial). Mail the OFFICIAL transcript to our office (see last page of the Application Instructions for the mailing address). Credential Evaluation (if applicable): Include a copy of this evaluation if the qualifying degree was obtained from an institution outside of the United States. Mail the ORIGINAL evaluation to our office. Caring Integrity Discovery Letter from Dissertation Chair (Doctoral students only): Letter from Dissertation Chair, signed, dated, on letterhead, and including the date (Month, Day, Year) the applicant will satisfy qualifying degree requirements. This date must be no more than 5 months after the application deadline. Headshot Photograph: This can be a selfie or professional photo and will be used for our fellowship awardee roster. Must have neutral, solid colored background. Alternate E-mail Mentor Support Documents: 1) Letter of Support (LOS), 2) NIH BioSketch, and 3) Other Support: All 3 documents from each proposed mentor and combined into a single pdf file. LOS must be signed and on letterhead Last Revision: 02/07/2020

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Page 1: CPRTP Postdoctoral Fellowship Application · 2020-04-17 · Postdoctoral Fellowship Application Checklist and Coversheet Submitted applications will be considered for all available

Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP)

Postdoctoral Fellowship Application Checklist and Coversheet Submitted applications will be considered for all available fellowships.

Research and Career Statement: Not to exceed 2 pages. See application instructions for additional details.

Mentor's Profile Form: Download and complete from fellowship page.

Application Checklist & Coversheet: This form signed & dated.

Complete this section if you are a foreign national holding or requiring a visa. If you do not yet have a visa, enter 'N/A' where appropriate.

Citizenship Status

Three Letters of Recommendation: One letter from each external recommender (n=3), signed, on letterhead. Send email and link directly from the Discover system to your recommender to upload in the Discover system.

Home CountryVisa Type

Qualifying degree type

PROPOSED MENTORS: List all proposed mentors, include credentials and provide the names of the mentor's primary department and institution. Abbreviations are acceptable due to character limit.

Dept.First & Last Name

APPLICATION COMPONENTS: Check each box, complete any required fields, sign, print and scan this checklist and include as the cover sheet to the fellowship application.

Completion date of qualifying degree (e.g. Ph.D.)

Current/Previous Department

If you are a current MDA trainee, provide the original fellowship start dateToday's Date

Main MD Anderson Mentor:

Co-Mentors:

Visa Expiration Date

If you need continuing certification credits provide type (e.g. licensed psychologist)

Institution

City/Town

Current/Previous Institution

Country

Projected current fellowship end date (if applicable)

Preferred Name

Institution

Proposal Keywords, Title, and Suggested Reviewer Form: Proposed project information and suggested reviewers, if your application is selected

Dept.First & Last Name

InstitutionDept.First & Last Name

InstitutionDept.First & Last Name

InstitutionDept.First & Last Name

InstitutionDept.First & Last Name

1) Recommender Name Institution

Institution2) Recommender Name

3) Recommender Name Institution

CPRTP Mentor Requirements Memo: Signed by the: 1) Main MD Anderson mentor, 2) Main Partnering institution* mentor, and 3) department chair or designee. (*) Partnering institution mentors apply to CPRIT-funded postdoctoral fellowship applicant's ONLY.

CPRTP Fellowship Requirements Memo: Signed by the: 1) applicant, 2) Main MD Anderson mentor, and 3) Main Partnering institution* mentor. (*) Partnering institution mentors apply to CPRIT-funded postdoctoral fellowship applicant's ONLY.

Main Mentor from Partnering Institution (CPRIT applicants only):

Full Legal Name

Street Address

Zip/Postal Code

Personal E-mail (Yahoo,Gmail,Hotmail)

Cell Phone

State/Province

Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Biosketch: Include GPA, graduation & employment dates, thesis & dissertation titles, & PMCID for publications.

Dipoloma or Transcript of qualifying (highest) degree. Attach a copy of your transcript of the highest degree (official or unofficial). Mail the OFFICIAL transcript to our office (see last page of the Application Instructions for the mailing address).

Credential Evaluation (if applicable): Include a copy of this evaluation if the qualifying degree was obtained from an institution outside of the United States. Mail the ORIGINAL evaluation to our office.

Caring Integrity Discovery

Letter from Dissertation Chair (Doctoral students only): Letter from Dissertation Chair, signed, dated, on letterhead, and including the date (Month, Day, Year) the applicant will satisfy qualifying degree requirements. This date must be no more than 5 months after the application deadline.

Headshot Photograph: This can be a selfie or professional photo and will be used for our fellowship awardee roster. Must have neutral, solid colored background.

Alternate E-mail

Mentor Support Documents: 1) Letter of Support (LOS), 2) NIH BioSketch, and 3) Other Support: All 3 documents from each proposed mentor and combined into a single pdf file. LOS must be signed and on letterhead

Last Revision: 02/07/2020

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Mother's highest degree earned?

If additional racial ethnicities apply, please list:

Select the racial category that best describes you.

DEMOGRAPHICS: This optional data is reported to our funding agency to show diversity and inclusion among our trainees and is not used in a discriminatory manner. The CPRTP strongly encourages applicants from underrepresented minorities and communities in science. Your responses would be helpful and greatly appreciated.

Preferred language:

Caring Integrity Discovery Last Revision: 02/07/2020

Do you qualify as an individual from a disadvantaged background based on the following federal criteria?: (1) Come from an environment that inhibited the individual from obtaining the knowledge, skill and ability required to enroll in and graduate from a health professions school; or (2) Come from a family with an annual income below a level based on low-income thresholds according to family size published by the U.S. Bureau of the Census, periodically published in the Federal Register.

Father's highest degree earned?

Primary language spoken at home:

Current Gender Identity

Are you Hispanic or Latino (including Spain)?

Are you the 1st in your immediate family to graduate from college?

REQUIRED SIGNATURES: At the time of submission, ONLY the applicant's signature is required. The Program Coordinator and another CPRTP staff member will sign this form after our office receives the complete application.

Applicant's Signature Date:

CPRTP Staff Signature Date:

Program Coordinator Signature Date:

___________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________

1. Print and enter all required data on pages 1 and the top of page 2 of this checklist. 2. Compile all documents and check off each item on page 1. 3. Manually sign and date this checklist and trainee requirement memo (obtain other signatures requested). 4. Upload all required documents in the Discover system and submit when complete. 5. Email your headshot photograph to [email protected] with Last Name, First Name Postdoc Application also in the subject line.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

IMPORTANT NEXT STEPSPer the application instructions, The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) will evaluate your application and selected awardees will be invited (via e-mail) to submit a Research and Career Proposal. After proposal submission, there will be two separate processes occurring simultaneously: (1) the review of the research and career proposal by the CPRTP Advisory Committee; and (2) the processing of your appointment and visa sponsorship (if applicable), as a Postdoctoral Fellow to the department of your primary mentor. Appointment The appointment process is managed by the MD Anderson Office of Research Trainee Programs (RTP) in the Discover system, a web-based on-line application portal. Discover processing will take a minimum of three weeks and longer for those applicants who have not yet received their doctoral degree. You may be required to upload these additional documents in Discover: • Immunization Compliance Report: Detailed immunization instructions are available in the Discover system. All immunization and health documents must be uploaded into the Castle Branch system,

which requires a non-refundable, non-reimbursable $30 processing fee. Castle Branch is separate from the Discover system and overseen by the MD Anderson Department of Employee Health. Required immunizations include MMR, Chicken Pox, TB Skin Test, Tdap and must be current. The TB skin test must be current within one (1) year of applicati0n submission date. Since obtaining a TB test and reading takes a minimum of 3 business days, it is recommended that this is completed at the time of application.

• Personal and Criminal History Background Check: Instructions and the link to complete this electronically will be sent via e-mail. • Proof of Selective Service Registration: Complete and upload the form, and provide proof, if required. • Export Control Review Form: This form will be completed by the home department or CPRTP. • English Proficiency (if applicable): This form will be completed by the home department or CPRTP. • Proof of External Funding: Ignore this form, the home department or CPRTP will complete. Visa Sponsorship Visa holders will be required to submit additional sponsorship paperwork to the MD Anderson Visa and Immigration Services Administration (VISA). Depending on the complexity of the individual's sponsorship, Visa processing may take up to six months. The awardee can begin their postdoctoral fellowship and receive funding once all aforementioned contingencies have been met: (1) Appointment in the Discover system, including immunization compliance, (2) Visa sponsorship processing (if applicable); and (3) research and career proposal approval by the CPRTP. Failure to meet or comply with these contingencies in a timely manner will either delay or forfeit this postdoctoral fellowship.