Application Instructions for Participants

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Welcome to the 2020-2021 Participant Application for the FasterCures LeadersLink Program!

In order to be considered for the FasterCures LeadersLink Program, candidates must complete an application by February 14, 2020, which consists of:
1.      An online application form and questionnaire;
2.      A current resume/curriculum vitae (limit 6 pages);
3.      One letter of reference;
4.      An interview, if needed.

If you have any questions about the application or experience technical challenges, please contact Raymond Puerini at or 202-336-8910. For additional details on the FasterCures LeadersLink Program, please visit our program webpage

Instructions for each application component:

Online Application

The online application will be open from January 6, 2020 to February 14, 2020. The online application will consist of a series of multiple choice and narrative response questions. Applicants are encouraged to write and save their responses in a word processing program and copy and paste responses into the application form when submitting the application. To preview the application questionnaire, please download the PDF version. Participants are able to start an application and come back to it later but in order for this setting to work properly, the respondent must use the same device and web browser they used to start the survey.

Resume/Curriculum Vitae
An up-to-date resume or CV in PDF format should be uploaded with the application. Please limit it to 6 pages. It should include any relevant work experience, educational experience, honors, awards, and accomplishments.

Letter of Reference
Applications should be accompanied by one letter of reference from peers or colleagues of the applicant. The letter of reference should address why the candidate would be a good fit for the program and any relevant knowledge of past accomplishments, knowledge, or skills. A PDF of the signed letter should be uploaded with the application.

Interview Process
Applicants may be asked to participate in an interview, to be conducted in person or via video conference if possible, to aid in the selection process. Participants will be contacted on an as-needed basis, likely in mid- to late-February 2020, and should be prepared to accommodate an hour-long interview.

Application Process Timeline
·       January 6, 2020 - Application opens

·       February 14, 2020 - Application deadline (11:59 PM EST)

·       February 17-26, 2020 – Application review period

·       February 27 – March 6, 2020 - Interviews of finalists (if needed)

·       March 2020 – Notification of selection status

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