We are no longer accepting applications for 2011-2012.

We have completed the application review process.

We have informed all applicants of the final decisions.

Thank you for your interest in FIRST IV.


Instructions for Submission

  • Please review the workshop project description and expectations of postdocs accepted to the FIRST IV program on this website.
  • Merge the completed application form with all the required materials to create the final application file, which will include:
    • Application form with the fields completed
    • Statement explaining your reason for applying to FIRST IV and expected outcomes from your participation in relation to your career goals
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
    • Letter of support from your Postdoctoral Mentor stating that s/he will help you find or has already helped you find or assigned you a teaching opportunity during the academic year between Workshops 1 and 2. Biology courses may include introductory or introductory lower division levels (e.g., cell biology, genetics, ecology, organisms/populations, evolution; for majors or non-majors).
  • Please name your completed application file: LastnameFirstname_FIRSTIVapp.pdf
  • Email the finalized application to apply@firstiv.org


Notifications from FIRST IV

  • Verification via email that your application was received
  • Official notification of acceptance for all respondents