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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Transdisciplinary in the United States

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2019/09/15
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Transdisciplinary in the United States

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UCSF Preterm Birth Initiative is offering two-year, non-accredited transdisciplinary postdoctoral fellowship focused on prematurity. This fellowship is an extraordinary opportunity to work with world-class researchers and mentors, develop ideas and partnerships within a collaborative network, present works in progress and final results in domestic and global symposia, and formally build additional research skills. The Fellowship, co-sponsored by the East Africa and California arms of the Preterm Birth Initiative, is open to open to people from all around the world.

Benefits

  • Salary support, dedicated research, and education funds, annual travel stipend.
  • Academic, research and leadership training.
  • Career development workshops offered in conjunction with the Center for AIDS Research (CFAR).
  • Strong research and career mentorship emphasizing the collaborative, transdisciplinary approach necessary to achieve impact on complex conditions such as prematurity.
  • Fellows are responsible for organizing and leading a Collaboratory event during each year of their fellowship.

Eligibility

This fellowship is open to people from all around the world. Fellows cannot hold concurrent active faculty positions. Candidates are eligible if they have completed any one of the following:

  • MD with or without residency or sub-specialty training in obstetrics & gynecology, pediatrics, medicine, and/or preventative medicine.
  • Nursing degree with completed doctoral training (e.g., PhD, DNP).
  • Doctoral degree (PhD, ScD) in biomedical or social sciences or public health (DrPH).

Required documents

  1. Current NIH-style biosketch or CV.
  2. One page personal statement.
  3.  2-3 page research concept focused on decreasing the burden of preterm birth, including significance, proposed aims and methods, and community/location of interest.
  4.  1/2 page description about why you want to train at UCSF, including any educational courses or training opportunities you would like to pursue.
  5. Copy of medical, nursing or other clinical degree (if applicable).
  6. A recent writing sample.
  7. Proof of US citizenship or residency, or visa status/eligibility for non-US citizens or residents.
  8. Three letters of reference (sent separately).

About organization

The UCSF Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi) is a multi-year, transdisciplinary and multi-sector research effort aimed at reducing the burden of prematurity. the PTBi mission is to eliminate racial disparities in preterm birth and improve health outcomes for babies born too soon, through research, partnerships and education grounded in community wisdom.

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Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Health

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Young Professionals
Funding
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Travel costs, Stipend/ Living allowance
Opportunity will take place in
United States
Required Documents
CV, Degree Certificate, Sample of your work, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Medicine, Nursing and Medical Sciences
Educational Level
Ph.D
Required Languages
English
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