Position # 504

Position Details

School / Department:
School of Medicine / Medicine
Classification:
Postdoctoral Scholar
Funding source:
NIH Grant
Start Date:
7/1/2018
Description:
POSTDOCTORAL T32-FUNDED TRAINING FELLOWSHIP IN BASIC AND TRANSLATIONAL ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM.

Applications are now being accepted for a competitive T32-funded postdoctoral scholar position in the Department of Medicine / Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. The successful candidate will conduct cutting-edge NIH-funded basic and translational research in the field of metabolism. Applicant MUST be a US citizen or permanent resident at the time fellowship begins.

Strengths of the program include 1) broad and comprehensive exposure to a wide range of metabolic techniques using a variety of experimental systems (cells, mice, and humans), 2) scientific and career development support from a mentoring team of outstanding faculty in the field of metabolism, and 3) access to additional scientific and career development resources through the University of Pittsburgh.

Applicants may select from several laboratories including but not limited to the following: Silva Arslanian, MD, Dorothy Becker, MD, Jane Cauley, Dr. P.H., Anita Courcoulas, MD, James DeLany, PhD, Hengjiang Dong, PhD, Bruce Freeman, PhD, Peter Friedman, PhD, Vicki Helgeson, PhD, Michael Jurczak, PhD, Brett Kaufman, PhD, Erin Kershaw, MD, Andrea Kriska, PhD, Mary Korytkowski, MD, Kathleen McTigue, MD, Radhika Muzumdar, MD, Robert O'Doherty, PhD, Christopher O'Donnell, PhD, Linda Siminerio, PhD, Rebecca Thurston, PhD, Fred Toledo, MD, Wen Xie, MD, PhD, and Joseph Zmuda, PhD.

The standard post-doctoral fellowship duration is 2 years. Fellows receive a stipend commensurate with their level of training and other benefits.

We anticipate positions at the post-doctoral level to begin July 1, 2018.

Applications should include the following:
1) Cover Letter
2) Current Curriculum Vitae
3) Statement of research interests (1-2 pages max) including lab/mentor preference if applicable
4) Copies of medical school or graduate school transcripts
5) Three letters of reference. Please be sure that the contact information (Name, email, phone number) for the person providing the reference is provided.

Please e-mail a single assembled application in PDF format (citing position # in subject line) to:
Sharon Ferderbar, T32 Administrator, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261; Phone: 412-648-8654, Fax: 412-648-3290, email: saw9@pitt.edu
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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