Admission Requirements

Candidates must:

  • have an MD, MD/PhD, PhD, or PharmD degree

  • be a United States citizen or permanent resident of the United States

  • NOT have 5 years or more of training experience as a post-doctoral fellow or scholar (per The University of Chicago Biological Sciences Division guidelines.

We are currently not accepting non-US citizen applications without guaranteed outside sponsorship.  Please check back as this might change.  Please contact the Office of Global Health for further opportunities at the University of Chicago. 


Application Submission and Due Dates

It is recommended applicants choose a start date of July 1 or January 1 which can be indicated on the application. Applications should be received at least six month prior to desired start date.


Application Material

  • Application

  • Career Interest Summary (attachment)

  • Curriculum Vitae (attachment)

  • 3 letters of recommendation (sent separately) - note:  PDF letters are accepted via e-mail to the program manger; ALL recommendation letters must be on institutional letterhead with an original signature. 

Recommendation letters should be addressed to:

M. Eileen Dolan, Ph.D.
Chair, Committee on Clinical Pharmacology
and Pharmacogenomics
The University of Chicago
900 E. 57th Street, Box 11
Chicago, IL 60637

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Additional Information

The University of Chicago community is committed to an enviroment conducive to learning, teaching, working and conducting research that values diversity. We welcome all individuals who come from diverse populations that are under-represented in science or academia including but not limited to racial and ethnic minorities, individuals from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds and individuals with disabilities. Program faculty coordinate with the The University of Chicago Office of Diversity & Inclusion to continually improve recruitment, retention, scholarship, leadership, and mentorship of qualified students, staff, and faculty in an environment rich with cultural awareness, and sensitivity.

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This Training Program is sponsored in part by National Institutes of Health along with the University of Chicago Division of Biological Sciences and the Comprehensive Cancer Center.