Soliciting Applications for Open Predoctoral Trainee Positions in Environmental Health

One predoctoral trainee position will be available starting October 1, 2017, thru September 30, 2018, with the possibility of renewal for a second year with good progress.  A predoctoral fellowship includes a yearly stipend; the stipend level for FY 2017 is $23,844.  The fellowship also includes an allowance for trainee-related expenses and covers 100% of fees. To be eligible, the student must be either a U.S. citizen or permanent resident matriculated in a UC Davis graduate program who has successfully completed at least the first year of their graduate program and is working on a thesis project related to environmental health sciences. A complete application consists of the following: The applicant’s biographical sketch or CV. The mentor’s NIH biosketch including other support. A concise plan (1-3 pages) describing the proposed research, its relevance to environmental health science and the applicant’s career goals. A copy of the applicant’s graduate and undergraduate academic records. Three letters of recommendation, one of which is from the PI supervising the trainee’s research. The PI needs to include a statement of how the applicant’s project will contribute to environmental health sciences and how the PI will help the student achieve this ultimate goal. The PI must also indicate how many