Baylor College of Medicine invites outstanding senior graduate students to apply for Postdoctoral Research Opportunities in Science (PROS).
If you are accepted for PROS, you will come to Houston to meet faculty whose research interests match your own, connect with current BCM postdocs, and learn about research, career development and support resources designed to help you reach your professional goals.
The program will start on Wednesday evening, April 22 with a welcome mixer. On Thursday, April 23 and Friday, April 24 participants will meet with faculty and current postdocs in three or four labs.
All transportation, housing and related expenses will be fully covered.
Anticipate completion of Ph.D. degree by Sept. 1, 2020
U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
We welcome applications from highly determined students of all backgrounds, especially from individuals who belong to groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research. Underrepresented groups include Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, and people with disabilities. View flyer.
Application Deadline: Jan. 26, 2020.
For the application, you will need the following items:
- Research experience statement (500 words or less)
- Research interests and career goals statement (500 words or less)
- Keywords to describe your research interests
- List of three to six faculty members with whom you would like to meet. (Get tips for finding faculty whose interests match yours.)
- Name and Email address of your graduate school mentor. We will request a recommendation letter from your mentor after your application is submitted.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the deadline for recommendation letters?
They must be received by Jan. 30, 2020.
How do I identify potential mentors at BCM whose research interest match my own?
Visit our How to Find a Mentor page.
Why is BCM a good place to pursue postdoctoral research?
Visit our Why BCM? page to learn about the many benefits of pursuing postdoctoral research at BCM.
Does the invitation to BCM PROS guarantee a job offer?
No, an invitation does not guarantee a job offer. At BCM PROS you will have the opportunity to meet multiple labs and we hope that there will be a mutual interest that leads to a postdoc position at BCM.
I will not be able to come until Thursday, or I will need to leave early on Friday morning. Can I still attend BCM PROS?
No, you must be available to be in Houston for the full-time of the event from Wednesday, April 22, 2020 until Friday afternoon, April 24, 2020.
Will I need to prepare an oral presentation?
Yes, you will present your dissertation work during the event. More details will follow with the invitation.