2019 Faculty Mentoring Opportunities

This is the time when we establish the faculty mentoring teams for several of our linQ programs. Here is a short summary of the programs and the level of time commitment required of faculty mentors. If you'd like to participate this year as a faculty mentor, please complete the short form below. 

linQ program: Name, link, and focus Typical program participants Approximate time requirement for program faculty mentors. All meetings at MIT unless stated otherwise.
IDEA² Global
Develop and defend a value proposition for your project
  • Teams
  • From academic arena (university or medical center)
  • Post-undergraduate through professional
  • Have an idea/project they believe has potential for commercialization
  • 1.5 days Jun 20-21
  • 0.5 day Oct 18 (remote ok)
  • 0.5 day in December (Dec 5)
  • Remote check-in meetings every 4-6 weeks
Explore the potential of your project to have impact
  • Post-docs and advanced graduate students
  • Ongoing research project
  • Basic science through translational
  • 11 evening sessions distributed between Sep and Jan
  • Tuesday evenings 5:30 – 8:30p
Rising Stars in Biomedical
Promoting your transition to an independent career in academia or industry
  • High-potential women and under-represented minorities at the conclusion of their PhD or post-doc
  • Selected by nomination
  • Basic science through translational
  • For URM: ¾ day Sep 11 at MIT
  • For Women: 1 day Oct 30 @ Johns Hopkins University

Mentor registration