Non-Doctoral Level Training in Social and Behavioral Research

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Non-Doctoral Level Training in Social and Behavioral Research
at the National Institutes of Health

The Social and Behavioral Research Branch (SBRB), a new Intramural research branch of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), is inviting recent graduates to pursue multidisciplinary training in genomics and health. Researchers in SBRB investigate social, behavioral, and ethical factors that facilitate translation of genomic discoveries for health promotion, disease prevention, genetic counseling, and health care improvements. Trainees will work closely with internationally-recognized social and behavioral scientists, clinical investigators, and bioethicists during their fellowship. To learn more about the SBRB's research mission and ongoing research, see the Social and Behavioral Research Branch Web page.

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a 1- to 3-page letter of research interests, and the names of three potential referees through NIH's online Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) application system at:

The NIH Postbaccalaureate IRTA Fellowship Program [training.nih.gov]

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Colleen McBride, Chief
Social and Behavioral Research Branch
E-mail: cmcbride@mail.nih.gov

DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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Last Reviewed: November 14, 2012