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Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
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A postdoctoral fellowship in genomic science and health equity, 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 open for applications. The interagency Genomic Science and Health Equity Fellowship Program will fund this postdoctoral fellowship. The fellowship program is designed to prepare fellows to use genetic, genomic and pharmacogenomic approaches to advance minority health and health equity and train them in the research methodology and medical product development processes that facilitate the delivery of drugs, biologics and devices from bench to bedside. Fellows are required to pursue genomics-related research that integrates health equity and addresses how to deliver new technology in clinical spaces. Fellows who are interested in investigating the following are encouraged to apply:
Postdoctoral fellows will have the opportunity to advance their knowledge of health disparity and regulatory sciences through OMHHE, including participating in projects that support OMHHE’s Enhance Equity Initiative.
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
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.PH.
This position is subject to a background investigation. The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.
For questions and further information please contact: Jamil B. Scott, Ph.D., M.P.H. | NHGRIFDAFellowship@nih.gov | genome.gov/NHGRIFDA-fellowship