Postdoctoral fellow in research Laboratory

Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (IRACDA) Post-Doctoral Program

The KU/Haskell IRACDA program is offered through the Office for Diversity in Science Training, which coordinates the management of several externally-funded programs for underrepresented students at the University of Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations University.

Interested in Pursuing a Fellowship?

The IRACDA program is a NIH supported program that provides three years of support to fellows in various science research fields. The IRACDA program assists in the training of post-doctoral fellows in preparation for research and teaching careers in academia. The goals of the program are to enhance research skills by providing mentored research experiences while developing teaching skills through assignments that promote the advancement of under-represented minorities.

Fellow performing laboratory work

Program Advantages

In addition to providing students with a mentored research experience and a teaching opportunity, IRACDA also provides professional development opportunities such as grant writing workshops, science publishing workshops, and travel support to attend national meetings.

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Find out about the program benefits and if you are eligible.


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