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A doctoral fellowship cosponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) is currently available.

Position Description

The Genomic Science and Health Equity Postdoctoral Fellowship, cosponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) is currently available. The Genomic Science and Health Equity Fellowship Program will fund this doctoral fellowship. This program will prepare fellows to use genetic, genomic and pharmacogenomic approaches to advance minority health and health equity. Fellows will be trained in the research methodology and medical product development processes that facilitate the delivery of drugs, biologics and devices from the bench to the bedside.

  • Position Description

    The Genomic Science and Health Equity Postdoctoral Fellowship, cosponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) is currently available. The Genomic Science and Health Equity Fellowship Program will fund this doctoral fellowship. This program will prepare fellows to use genetic, genomic and pharmacogenomic approaches to advance minority health and health equity. Fellows will be trained in the research methodology and medical product development processes that facilitate the delivery of drugs, biologics and devices from the bench to the bedside.

Qualifications

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Have or obtain a Ph.D., M.D., Pharm.D. or D.V.M. in medicine, human genetics, genomics, computational biology, cell or molecular biology, epidemiology, biostatistics or closely related areas
  • Have fewer than five years of relevant research experience since receipt of most recent doctoral degree
  • Have strong laboratory skills, some knowledge of statistics, excellent communication skills and fluency in both spoken and written English
  • Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident
  • Qualifications

    Applicants must meet the following requirements:

    • Have or obtain a Ph.D., M.D., Pharm.D. or D.V.M. in medicine, human genetics, genomics, computational biology, cell or molecular biology, epidemiology, biostatistics or closely related areas
    • Have fewer than five years of relevant research experience since receipt of most recent doctoral degree
    • Have strong laboratory skills, some knowledge of statistics, excellent communication skills and fluency in both spoken and written English
    • Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted starting October 11, 2021, and will be screened on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The fellow is expected to start in summer or fall 2022.

Interested candidates should submit the following to Jamil B. Scott, Ph.D., M.P.H., at NHGRIFDAFellowship@nih.gov:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Brief statement of research interests
  • Names and contact information for two professional references
     

This position is subject to a background investigation. The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

  • How to Apply

    Applications will be accepted starting October 11, 2021, and will be screened on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The fellow is expected to start in summer or fall 2022.

    Interested candidates should submit the following to Jamil B. Scott, Ph.D., M.P.H., at NHGRIFDAFellowship@nih.gov:

    • Curriculum vitae
    • Brief statement of research interests
    • Names and contact information for two professional references
       

    This position is subject to a background investigation. The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

Last updated: October 7, 2021