“The new Harvard Ideation Hub (I-Hub) at HMS is currently looking to hire two Therapeutics Innovation Fellows (TIFs), one Fellow each for the following projects at HMS: (1) a COVID-19 Translator Research Program and (2) a Lyme Disease Research Program, detailed job posting can be found here https://i-hub.hms.harvard.edu/tif-admissions.
About the Therapeutics Innovation Fellows (TIF) program: The Therapeutics Innovation Fellows (TIFs) program is a new training program for PhD trained scientists and post-doctoral fellows whose career goals are in research or project management and grants management. TIFs will assist faculty in project ideation, fundraising, management and commercialization, and when needed, may also participate directly in research. TIFs will devote ~80% effort to service and ~20% to mentored training and an organized curriculum. The TIFs will form a community with other fellows from Therapeutics related programs at Harvard, and will work and learn strategies and tactics in drug discovery and related therapeutic science. The successful candidate will partner closely with project faculty to conceive of, develop, and support projects, and write funding proposals and white papers for research collaborations and initiatives. This individual will also work with faculty in the community from across Harvard and the Longwood Medical Area to develop new collaborative research proposals and initiatives.