How to Apply


Candidates must be U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals or permanent residents with evidence of superior academic performance, previous research or clinical experience and publications. Applicants will be asked to submit the following:

Cover letter

Current CV

One to two-page statement of research interests, research experience, personal interests, career goals and clinical experience (if any)

At least two very strong letters of recommendation from a mentor and other professionals who know your work and your research interests

Contact Kirsten Leysieffer at 919-843-6144 with any questions.

The Carolina Cancer Nanotechnology Training Program and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are committed to the principles of diversity and equal opportunity and are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

The Carolina Cancer Nanotechnology Training Program is committed to providing reasonable accommodations. Individuals with disabilities seeking additional information about services available on the UNC campus may visit these sites: