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1) Long-Term Post-Doctoral Training Option

A new rolling application process for the long-term postdoctoral training program has been instituted.  Applications will be evaluated at the end of January, April, August and December of 2017.

Long-term postdoctoral research training for two trainees per year, which includes one year mentored research at the U-M campus and one year mentored research project implementation in Thailand. Eligible candidates will be Thai citizens who have a PhD or equivalent research doctorate in a health-related discipline [does not have to be in nursing, but nursing preferred] completed within the past 10 years. Candidates can represent various academic and research intensive institutions in Thailand including the MOPH, universities, research institutes, etc. where research will be actively supported after postdoctoral training.

To being the application process, please submit your CV and a short statement about your specific interests in NCD research. After receipt and review of this material we will contact you with further instructions about providing the additional application documents.  Acceptance is dependent on the availability of a suitable mentor.

Click here to apply to the 2-year postdoctoral training

 2) Short-Term Training Option

Short-term training of 1 – 2 months for three trainees each year.

Single-Visit, Short-Term Training Option:

  • Open to Thai scientists, teachers, administrators and policy makers who have an interest in NCDs
  • May enroll in one of many short courses/programs available at University of Michigan during the summer months. [See summer courses]
  • Opportunity can also be used to network for collaborative projects and/or find a mentor for the long-term postdoctoral research training option

To begin the application process, please submit your CV,  a short statement about your specific interests in NCD research and a letter of recommendation from your director (which may be sent separately).  After receipt and review of this material we will contact you with further instructions about providing the additional application documents.

 The next application period for the short-term program will be from 
January 1, 2017 to March 17, 2017.

Apply to the Short-Term Single-Visit Training

 3) Yearly 2-day workshops

Yearly 2-day workshops held in different geographical regions of Thailand, for all levels of postdoctoral health scientists. All workshops will include training in basic research competencies.

The second workshop titled,  International conference: Moving Towards the New Era of NCDs and Global, is scheduled for October 27-28, 2016 at Suranaree Cape Panwa & Kantary Bay Hotels, Phuket.  [Workshop website]

Alternative to Electronic Submissions:

If electronic submission is not possible, please send or fax application materials to:

Philip Furspan, PhD
University of Michigan School of Nursing
400 North Ingalls, Room 4320
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5482
Fax: (734) 764-7186