Research Operations, Management & Strategy Fellowship

The Research Operations, Management & Strategy (ROMS) Fellowship (formally known as the Research Administration Fellowship) is a two-year program designed to prepare Ph.D. graduates and postdoctoral trainees in the life sciences for a successful career in research administration through a series of unit rotations, hands-on learning experiences, and direct mentorship from leaders in the field. The fellowship leverages the extensive biomedical research enterprise at the University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) to provide professional experience and skill-building in different aspects of research administration. Fellows learn to connect science and business competencies to engage in innovative projects that enhance biomedical research and have the opportunity to immediately participate in and directly add value to the Medical School research enterprise.

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Program Information

Learn more about this two-year postdoctoral training opportunity in biomedical research administration.

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Meet the Fellows

Meet the current and past fellows and the program leadership team.

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Application Information

Learn more about the application process and explore FAQs.

Work with a Fellow

Click button to learn moreInterested in working with a ROMS fellow? Units or departments can submit a project proposal at any time. After reviewing proposals, fellows will work with units of interest to further define scope and timing of projects.


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