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LHNCBC: Training - Visiting Faculty Research Program
Research Program for Visiting Scientists
Program Description

The Research Program for Visiting Scientists provides faculty or research staff members an opportunity to participate in collaborative medical informatics research. Participants work directly with leading medical informatics professionals, have access to on-site resources, and gain an in depth perspective of Lister Hill Center programs. Short-term appointments, summer appointments, and long-term sabbaticals are available. Recipients may receive a stipend which varies depending on degree, research area and experience.

Eligibility and Application Procedures

Applicants should be faculty or research staff members of accredited colleges, universities or technical institutes. The Medical Informatics Training Program is an equal opportunity program. Selection for positions will be based solely on merit, without discrimination for race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, or age.

Application Materials

Application materials will be accepted throughout the year. Application materials include:

  • A letter of interest outlining the applicant's research interests.
  • Desired starting and ending dates, email address, postal address, day and evening phone numbers.
  • Curriculum vitae including a list of publications and awards or honors.
  • Three letters of reference addressed to:
    Clement J. McDonald, M.D., Director
    Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications
Program participants will be selected based on their research accomplishments, scientific background and experience, the ability to match an applicant's abilities and background with research programs at the Lister Hill Center, letters of recommendation, awards and honors, and the availability of funds, programs, staff and facilities.

Applications and Inquiries

Please address all questions and application materials to:

May Cheh
U.S. National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike, Bldg. 38A, MSC 3826
Bethesda, MD 20894