Diversity in Aging Research Pipeline Program
The National Institute on Aging (NIA), a research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the lead federal agency for aging, age-related disease, and Alzheimer’s disease research. The NIA Intramural Research Program through its Diversity in Aging Research Pipeline Program (DARPP) is advertising a postdoctoral fellowship position. The goal of DARPP is to enhance diversity within the workforce of aging researchers and to provide training opportunities in aging research for underrepresented minorities and students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds. Successful candidates will be exceptionally qualified scientists-in-training who are interested in joining the NIA research community.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or M.D.) degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, bio- informatics, genomics, epidemiology, neuroscience or a related biomedical science field. Prior experience in aging research is not required. All applicants must be from a population underrepresented in the biomedical sciences, and have less than 5 years of postdoctoral experience. Candidates may be U.S. citizens or permanent-residents. Salary will be commensurate with research experience, according to the NIH intramural pay scale.
Interested applicants should e-mail curriculum vitae, a brief description of their research interests, and 3 letters of reference to: The DARPP Selection Committee c/o Mrs. Taya Dunn Johnson, E-mail: email@example.com. The application deadline is July 17, 2016. Interviews will be conducted in August 2016. For more information about the NIA intramural program please visit: http://www.grc.nia.nih.gov/.
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