All appointments are subject to NEI approval.
If appointed, predoctoral trainees must:
- Publish high quality research papers detailing their vision research.
- Participate in graduate-level courses NPB261A and NPB261B, which cover molecular, cellular, systems, cognitive and clinical vision science.
- Attend Faculty Fireside Chats, held once per quarter at a faculty member’s home in the evening to discuss careers, training opportunities, ethics, rigor and reproducibility and other training-relevant topics.
- Participate in trainee chalk talks during which trainees informally present their research advances and challenges.
- Attend the annual UCD Center for Visual Sciences Symposium held in early January.
- Utilize annual Individualized Development Plans and annual meetings with the T32 mentor for the remainder of the time until degree conferral.
- Provide an annual report listing your publications, professional development activities, and future plans.
Our Program supports high-level research of vision faculty by creating a framework for cross-disciplinary interactions and collaborations. All T32 Faculty Trainers:
- Are full-time faculty engaged in vision or vision-related research.
- Possess sufficient research funding to support a vibrant research training environment.
- Have an excellent training record and are in good standing with their affiliated graduate programs.
- Utilize IDPs and other NIH-mandated training documentation and share them annually with the T32 Advisory Committee.
- Provide necessary guidance to the trainee to ensure publications and degree completion remain on-track.
- Commitment to T32 Vision Training Program activities.
Interested in becoming a T32 Faculty Trainer? Contact Theresa Geer (firstname.lastname@example.org).