The Lemann Foundation Cardiovascular Research Postdoctoral Fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is accepting applications for the 2021 cycle. The fellowship supports full-time training in cardiovascular research for Brazilian physicians or medical scientists who have a commitment from their home institution and convincing possibilities for developing a research career upon return to Brazil. The Fellowship will be managed and administered by the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
The amount of the award will be commensurate with the prevailing postdoctoral training stipend scale in accordance with Brigham and Women's Hospital policy. The Fellows will be provided with a benefit package from Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a scientific, clinical and academic stronghold with a long history of firsts. Our culture promotes excellence in patient care, teaching and research and affords an exceptional environment for research training and participation in exciting advances in research. Lemann Fellows have worked in the research groups directed by Drs. Edelman, Garcia-Cardeña, T. Gaziano, Libby, Mora, Morrow, Pfeffer, Ridker, Sabatine, Seidman, and Solomon.
This fellowship will support full time research training in cardiovascular research for physicians or medical scientists who have a commitment from their home institution and convincing possibilities for developing a research career upon return to Brazil. The research opportunities span basic laboratory science through translational, epidemiologic, and large-scale clinical trial studies.
Eligibility requirements are as defined below. An important part of the selection process is the clear and express official commitment of a Brazilian institution with a research infrastructure to provide a position for the candidate after his or her return to Brazil and provide support for cardiovascular research, including, if possible, protection of a portion of his or her professional effort exclusively for research. The candidate him or herself must demonstrate a commitment to research, also presented in an official statement of experience and career goals.
The selection process will be conducted by a Committee of faculty members of Brigham and Women's Hospital, Cardiovascular Division chaired by Professor Peter Libby.
The Fellowship will be managed and administered by the Cardiovascular Division at Brigham and Women's Hospital in coordination with Harvard Medical School. The Fellow will be provided with a benefit package including health insurance from Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Interviews may be arranged after the application deadline of November 27, 2020.
Face to face, Zoom or FaceTime.
Please note that the candidate will need to be responsible for travel, accommodations, and other expenses.
The current pandemic due to SARS COV-2 presents many orders of challenges. We will work with each awardee to facilitate their obtaining a visa and enabling entry into the US. Depending on circumstances, start dates can be flexible.
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