Applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Hold an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree at time of award
- Be within 3 years of a faculty appointment (or a faculty position equivalent to an assistant professorship) in association with a research institution in one of the eligible countries.
- Have a strong career interest in liver disease
- Have a research mentor with extensive experience in the field of liver disease
- Be able to devote approximately 50% of professional time to research for the next 2 years (versus administrative, patient care, or teaching responsibilities)
- Be able to complete the proposed research within the 2-year award period, providing evidence (manuscript, presentation, or abstracts) resulting from the research
Gilead’s Research Scholars Program is committed to building a more diverse and inclusive scientific community. Award selections are made without discrimination based on ethnicity, race, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression.
The Research Scholars Program in Liver Disease is open to emerging investigators from the US, Canada, Europe, Australia and certain Asian countries. For a full list of eligible countries please click here.
An applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of one of the eligible countries or subject to the requirements noted below with regards to temporary visa/work permits. This visa must be valid for the duration of the award period or the applicant must be able to demonstrate that they are eligible for an extension, renewal or other status that will enable the applicant to undertake the research for the entirety of the two-year award.