This post-doctoral fellowship position is funded by a NIH T32 postdoctoral training grant. Available projects include topics related to genetic therapies delivered by viral vectors and personalized medicine projects relating to cigarette smoking and pulmonary diseases. As part of the T32 mechanism, comprehensive professional training and mentoring are included in the 2 year appointment period. Working with faculty mentors, fellows are expected to generate and analyze data, present data at national meetings, submit manuscripts for publication, and develop and submit proposals for funding. Fellows are also expected to participate in a didactic set of presentations from faculty providing a comprehensive background in Pulmonary Genetic Medicine.
Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, or MD/PhD) and, due to a limitation of the funding mechanism, only U.S. citizens or permanent residents are eligible for appointment. A strong record of accomplishment in research as evidenced by high quality publications is essential. Candidates should provide their curriculum vitae as well as contact information for three professional references.