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Postdoctoral Research Fellowships - Nutrition, Biometals, Neurodegenerative diseases and AgingPosted by: Postdoc positions by NIH
Posted date: 2019-Aug-30
Postdoctoral Research Fellowships available at the Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University in Chicago for candidates seeking training in epidemiological research and intervention trials pertaining to nutrition and biometals and neurodegenerative diseases (including Alzheimer’s disease) and healthy aging.
Postdoctoral fellows in the Institute receive active and direct supervision from experienced NIH-funded investigators of a multi-disciplinary faculty, and shared knowledge from a multi-disciplinary team of Institute postdoctoral fellows. This rich mentored environment along with multiple intervention and epidemiological studies and longitudinal datasets will prepare successful candidates for careers in NIH-funded research, including research publications and research proposals for grant funding.Responsibilities:
Position candidates will conduct analyses and publish manuscripts on nutrition and biometal relations to neurodegenerative diseases including clinical outcomes and brain neuropathology.
Applicants must have prior exposure to clinical research, must have received a Ph.D., M.D., or a comparable doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution, must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card holder), and must be interested in pursuing an academic research career. A background or demonstrated interest in nutrition or metabolism is desirable. Salary is commensurate with experience according to NIH stipend levels.To Apply:
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dr. Martha Clare Morris (Martha_C_Morrisrush.edu).
Rush University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty and staff.