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Postdoctoral Training Fellowship in Environmental Health Sciences - University of Michigan

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Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Full-time position
Closing Date: July 15, 2018
Job #12715
Posted: June 15, 2018

Two postdoctoral training positions are available at the University of Michigan under the mentorship of faculty conducting cutting‐edge cross‐disciplinary research in environmental health sciences. Supported by a NIEHS/NIH Institutional Training Grant in Environmental Toxicology and Epidemiology, postdoctoral trainees have opportunities to participate in research in toxicology and environmental epidemiology with applications to human disease prevention. In addition, trainees benefit from our NIEHS‐supported Center on Lifestage Exposures and Adult Disease. Research specialties of the faculty include genetic, epigenetic, cell signaling, metabolic and oxidative stress mechanisms of toxicity with respect to reproductive, developmental, neural and immune systems, as well as research on cancer, metabolic disorders, micro‐ and nanosensor development, exposure assessment, and epidemiology. The development of skills for an independent research career is emphasized. The University of Michigan provides an enriching environment that includes multiple centers and core facilities to ensure access to state‐of‐the‐art methodologies. This is a full time position for 1‐2 years.  See this website for more details:


1) Have a PhD, MD, or comparable doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution at the time of appointment; and 2) be a US citizen, a noncitizen national of the United States (e.g., born in born in outlying possessions of the USA), or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the USA (e.g., possess a current Permanent Resident Card) at the time of appointment. Applicants who fail to meet these eligibility requirements will not be considered

How to Apply:

Applications are currently being accepted for two open positions; start date is flexible but appointments should begin no later than June, 2019. Interested candidates will be verified as eligible early in the process through direct communication between the program director and either the mentor or the candidate. Applications for the postdoctoral fellowships must include the following:   • A letter from the proposed training program mentor at University of Michigan supporting the application;   • A letter from the applicant describing interest in toxicology and/or environmental epidemiology training and career goals (applicants with previous postdoctoral support should provide a clear explanation for pursuing additional postdoctoral research training);   • A brief description of the intended research area if the fellowship is awarded, prepared by the applicant (may be included in the letter of interest or may be a separate document, no more than 2 pages);   • The applicant’s CV; • The applicant’s graduate transcripts; and   • Two additional letters of recommendation. To apply, please email a single pdf containing the application materials (except the letters of recommendation, which should be sent separately by recommenders) by July 16, 2018 to:   Marie O’Neill Departments of Environmental Health Sciences and Epidemiology, University of Michigan Tel:   734‐615‐5135 Email:   Please put “ETEP postdoc” in subject line of email.  Thank you!