Stanford Medicine Children's Health Center for Pediatric IBD & Celiac Disease
Postdoc and Early Career Support
The Stanford Medicine Children's Health Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Celiac Disease Training Award Program will fund research postdoctoral fellows and instructors to conduct innovative mentored research in pediatric IBD and celiac disease. The program aims to:
- Motivate and train the next generation of pediatric IBD and celiac disease researchers
- Position awardees to be successful applicants for future extramural career development or independent funding.
Note: Clinical fellows (MD or equivalent) training in a clinical fellowship program should not apply through this funding mechanism.
Postdoctoral Fellows - $80,000/year, up to 2 years
This award supports the minimum postdoc salary of $68,238 and fringe benefits up to a maximum of $80,000.
Instructors - $100,000/year, up to 2 years
The instructor funding mechanism requires a commitment devoting a minimum of 75% full-time professional effort to the research outlined in your proposal. The award covers up to $100,000 of your base salary plus fringe benefits in salary support. Any remaining gap of your salary as an awardee will need to be covered by your division. A signed letter of support from the department chair or division chief is required.
March 13, 2023
NOTIFICATION OF AWARD
AWARD START DATE
July 1, 2023
- All applicants must have, or plan on, having a focus on pediatric IBD and celiac disease research.
- All applicants and their Primary Research Mentor must be MCHRI Members.
- A Primary Research Mentor must be identified for postdoctoral fellows and instructors.
- All applicants must have legal residence in the United States (Applicants with H or J visas are eligible).
- All applicants must have a postdoctoral or instructor appointment date effective no later than the application deadline.
- The following are not eligible:
- Clinical Instructors
- Clinician Educators (CEs)
- Visiting scholars to Stanford
- Senior Research Scientists, Research Associates/Assistants
- Former recipients of MCHRI/PRF/LPFCH-sponsored awards who have not complied with award/reporting requirements. Mentor or applicants who have overdraft(s) in previous awards that are not cleared prior to applying are not eligible.
This grant provides salary support, including fringe benefits, for postdoctoral fellows and instructors in support of a specific project related to maternal and/or child health with a focus on pediatric IBD and celiac disease research. Medical fellows (MD or equivalent) training in a clinical fellowship program should not apply through this funding mechanism.
- Eligibility is for all PhD postdoctoral fellows and MD and/or PhD instructors. Clinical instructors are not eligible to apply.
- Applicants who completed a first post-doctoral fellowship at an institution not affiliated with Stanford University and wish to pursue a second post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford University in a scientific area different from their first post-doctoral fellowship are eligible.
- Postdoc projects resulting in a shift from adjacent research to pediatric IBD and celiac disease research in the mentor’s lab, are encouraged.
- Instructors applying for this funding mechanism are required to submit a signed letter of support from the department chair or division chief.
- Resubmissions shall be limited to one.
- Funding for year two is not guaranteed and subject to review of progress and career plans and documentation of the awardee’s application for external funding.
The primary research mentor must be a MCHRI Member and one of the following:
Please contact MCHRI Administration at firstname.lastname@example.org or 650-724-0279 with any questions.