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TRISH Academy of Bioastronautics

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As a TRISH postdoctoral fellow or in a TRISH-funded lab, postdocs are invited to participate in the TRISH Academy of Bioastronautics. The Academy of Bioastronautics offers a mentorship community for space health professionals where they may discuss career development, practice presentations, and connect with others in the field. 

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The Academy of Bioastronautics

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TRISH’s virtual Academy of Bioastronautics provides scientific and practical mentorship and guidance to TRISH's postdoctoral fellows - and all postdocs working on TRISH-funded projects.

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TRISH Postdoctoral Fellowship

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TRISH’s postdoctoral fellowship program supports early career scientists pursuing research with the potential to reduce the health risks associated with spaceflight and improve performance. Selected fellows will participate in TRISH’s Academy of Bioastronautics, a mentorship community for space health professionals, and receive a two-year salary stipend. The Institute views its postdoctoral fellowship as a tool to develop the next generation of space biomedical researchers.

“TRISH is a launch pad for exceptional postdoctoral fellows investigating new ways to protect human health,” said Rachael Dempsey, education officer for TRISH. “Space health science leads to innovations that help humans thrive, wherever they explore. Our institute is committed to building a diverse and engaged workforce prepared for humanity’s future in space.”

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2023 TRISH Postdoctoral Fellowship

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TRISH recently announced a fellowship opportunity for postdoctoral scientists tackling the health challenges of deep space exploration.
 
TRISH’s postdoctoral fellowship program supports early career scientists pursuing research with the potential to reduce the health risks associated with spaceflight and improve performance. Selected fellows will receive a two-year salary stipend and participate in TRISH’s Academy of Bioastronautics.
 
Proposers should anticipate starting their project by December 2023. Applicants must submit research proposals together with an identified mentor and institution. Funds to support the research must be supplied by the mentor. Independent investigators with existing research grant support may request to be listed as possible mentors for this program by contacting Jean De La Croix Ndong at jndong@nasaprs.com.

TRISH encourages diverse candidates and underrepresented groups to participate in this research solicitation. Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Tribal Colleges and Universities and small businesses and organizations owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals or women are particularly encouraged to participate in proposals as lead institution or co-institutions.
 
Full proposals submitted through NSPIRES will be due on January 26, 2023.

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