Postdoctoral Fellowship in Muscle Research
The Department of Genomics and Precision at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Center for Genetic Medicine Research at Children's National Health System and Research Institute in Washington D.C. seeks highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellows for the Genetics and Genomics of Muscle Training Program.
This T32 postdoctoral fellowship program, funded by the National Institute of Health (NIAMS), is aimed at developing physician-scientists and postdocs who will be leaders in the next generation of muscle disease research. The candidates will receive rigorous postdoctoral research training in laboratory or clinical research by a multidisciplinary group of training faculties.
Training faculties have active research programs focused on diverse areas of muscle research. The program will provide the trainees salary and basic support for three years and provide integrated didactic and mentored research training program in basic principles and techniques of muscle research. In addition to the research experience the trainees will have access to state of the art technologies in genetics, proteomics, and advanced microscopy approaches for studying the muscle and muscle diseases from genetic to systems level.
The trainees must have received, as of the beginning date of the appointment, a Ph.D., M.D., D.D.S., or comparable doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution. Applications are encouraged from trainees within two years of receiving the doctoral degree.
The trainee must be a US citizen, non-citizen national or lawfully admitted to the U.S. or permanent residence; individuals on temporary visas are not eligible.
- Demonstrated interest in research as well as a productive and independent research career.
- Quality of the applicants past training, including track record of research accomplishments.
- Creativity and innovation of the future research interest.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Interested candidates must submit a NIH style Biographical Sketch including a personal statement of research interests, current scientific accomplishments, and future career goals. References and/or letter of recommendation recommended.
Direct queries and submission of material to:
Jyoti Jaiswal, PhD, firstname.lastname@example.org (T32 Program Director) and copy James Novak, PhD, email@example.com.