Postdoctoral Training Fellowship Opportunity at The University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin’s NIAAA T32 Training Program invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship beginning March 1, 2021. Applications are invited for this 2-year (with the possibility of a 3rd pending competing renewal) postdoctoral training fellowship in the neurobiological and behavioral effects of alcohol. Training opportunities span a breadth of state-of-the-art translational, psychosocial, and preclinical approaches in animal models and human subjects research including behavior bioinformatics, genetics, electrophysiology, imaging, molecular biology, neurochemistry, and neuropharmacology. Our dynamic training environment boasts a 30+ year history of successfully preparing postdoctoral fellows for careers in alcohol research. Integrated with the Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research, this opportunity is available for any one of our training faculty’s laboratories, but see especially those groups actively recruiting: preclinical labs DeMorrow, Eberhart, Fonken, Mayfield, Natividad and human subjects research groups Conway, Velasquez, Lippard / Fromme. Our faculty span 7 different academic departments/divisions (Molecular Biosciences, Neurology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work) and 5 colleges at UT Austin.
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must have completed their doctoral training in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, neuroscience, pharmacology, physiology, psychology, social work or a related field. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Competitive applicants will have a strong track record of scholarly productivity and commitment to a career in alcohol research. Individuals must be highly motivated, possess initiative, and demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills. UT is an equal-opportunity employer. Women and those from groups under-represented in STEM fields are highly encouraged to apply. Earliest start date is March 1, 2021. Stipend, medical insurance coverage, and travel funds are supported by our NIH Institutional T32 Training Award.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Initiate the application by depositing a PDF packet with letter of interest, CV, names and contact of 3 references, and ranked list of 2-3 alcohol research faculty with whom you wish to work. After review of your CV, applicants may be asked for a statement of research goals and letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin February 1 until the position is filled. Questions? Email director, Dr. Kim Nixon email@example.com
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