Clinical Chemistry Fellowship Application
Trainee Selection and Application Procedure
Applicants for appointments in our Postdoctoral Fellowship Program In Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine must have previously earned a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or M.D.) at an accredited institution of higher learning. Preferred doctoral degrees are those in Biochemistry, Medicine, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, or other appropriate biological science. Sufficient courses in analytical, inorganic, and organic chemistry as well as in physical biochemistry and molecular biology should have been completed to allow certification eligibility by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry or other related board exams depending on the emphasis of training. Candidate must demonstrate excellent communication and personal-interaction skills.
Formal applications are taken yearly and require a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. The package is reviewed by a selection committee composed of the Faculty. Those selected for interviews are invited for formal visit and are asked to provide a seminar.
The annual stipends are based upon the postgraduate medical residency scale ranging from PG-1 to PG-4 - depending on the previous applicable experience.
Address correspondence and application materials to:
ROLAND VALDES, JR., PH.D.
DIRECTOR, CLINICAL CHEMISTRY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY 40292