Position # 504

Position Details

School / Department:
School of Medicine / Medicine
Classification:
Postdoctoral Scholar
Funding source:
NIH Grant
Start Date:
7/1/2018
Description:
The DIVISION OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM at the UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH is based at one the largest academic medical centers in the country, and has a longstanding commitment to research training. Currently we are seeking MD, MD/PhD, or PhD scientists with interests in the pathophysiology of METABOLIC DISEASES, including but not limited to diabetes, obesity, NAFLD, NASH, cardiovascular disease, immunometabolism, and cancer metabolism for NIH-FUNDED POSTDOCTORAL T32 TRAINING FELLOWSHIPS. Physician scientist and candidates with cross/multidisciplinary research programs are particularly desirable, and the successful candidates will conduct cutting-edge NIH-funded basic, translational, clinical, epidemiological, or health outcomes research. Applicants MUST be a permanent resident or US citizen at the time fellowship begins. Strengths of the program include (i) outstanding research opportunities that range from the molecular to the public health arenas; (ii) an exceptional NIH funded training faculty; (iii) access to a range of didactic courses, workshops, and educational experiences that complement research opportunities; (iv) structured career development courses that impart skills ranging from managing group projects, to presentation skills, through the T32-to-K-to-R grant transition; and (v) a continuous assessment program for trainees, reinforced by an individual career development plan, a mentoring team, and progress evaluations, which focuses on the individualized professional development of trainees. The standard post-doctoral fellowship duration is 2 years.

Interested candidates should send a 1) Cover Letter 2) Current Curriculum Vitae 3) Statement of research interests (1-2 pages max) 4) Copies of medical school or graduate school transcripts 5) Three letters of reference. Please e-mail a single assembled application in PDF format to: Sharon Ferderbar, T32 Administrator, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, email: saw9@pitt.edu EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Qualifications:
The candidate must
1) hold a PhD and/or MD or equivalent in the Health/Life Sciences
2) be a US citizen OR permanent resident
3) have a genuine interest in career in basic or translational biomedical science in the field of metabolism

Contact Information

Faculty/PI Name:
Robert O'doherty
Mailing address:
c/o Sharon Ferderbar
Email address:
saw9@pitt.edu
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