Research Operations, Management & Strategy Fellowship

The Research Operations, Management & Strategy (ROMS) Fellowship (formerly 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 Team

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.

Why Michigan Medicine?

Click button to learn moreExplore about what makes the University of Michigan the Leaders and Best. U-M is home to a world-renowned, research-intensive academic medical center with more than $600 million in external research funding. Located in Ann Arbor, the University's vast campus and resources are featured throughout the city—an all-in-one place with small-town charm and internationally diverse culture. Visit our resource page to learn more or speak to one of the ROMS fellows about their experience.


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