The Oncofertility Summer Research Fellowship 2011 (OSRF11) is a paid ten day professional development opportunity for high school biology teachers. Oncofertility is a new discipline that bridges oncology and reproductive medicine in order to discover and apply new fertility preservation options for young patients with fertility-threatening diseases or treatments (

The OSRF11 includes training in five newly-developed high school biology labs and a structured curriculum development experience. This fellowship will take place in the state-of-the-art Woodruff Lab ( at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine (downtown Chicago Campus).

OSRF11 Schedule: Week 1: End of June/Early July (dates TBD) Week 2: Monday July 11th - Friday July 15th

The application process consists of the following steps:

Step 1. Submit this online form; qualified applicants will be asked to submit a resume/cover letter (Step 1 deadline is midnight, Friday April 8th)

Step 2. Submit a current resume and cover letter; qualified applicants will be invited to interview

Step 3. Final decisions will be made by the end of April, and all applicants will be notified then 


Remuneration: a daily stipend of $200 will be provided for full-time work ($2000 total for all ten days), and an additional $500 bonus will be awarded for the completion of curriculum materials by Friday, September 2nd.