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Posting expires on 09/13/2019
Employer: University of Southern California (USC)
Located in: Los Angeles, California
Degree Required: PhD
Two new postdoctoral positions are available in environmental neuroscience and neuroepidemiology:
Applications from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds will be considered, including epidemiology, neuroscience and neuroimaging, exposure assessment, biostatistics (or related bioinformatics, precision medicine, and data science).
Applicants with doctoral degrees in epidemiology or biostatistics with experience in analyzing omics data are preferred, but exceptional candidates with neuroscience, exposure assessment and other backgrounds will be considered.
These are unique opportunities that could launch the career of a junior investigator. The successful candidates will be expected to lead manuscripts and to participate in the development of new applications to leverage more fully the opportunities afforded by these remarkable resources. Resources that are available for early investigators to strengthen the skills and knowledge base needed for career advancement include guidance in developing career directions and priorities, in grant writing, making effective presentations, preparing manuscripts, and developing multidisciplinary research teams. Several environmental health Centers support a Career Develop Program with an established track record of success in helping junior investigators to obtain faculty positions or first NIH awards.
Applications will remain open to candidates with a visa to work in the U.S., until the positions are filled. To apply, please send a letter describing research interests, curriculum vita, copies of one or two recent publications, if applicable, and contact information for three individuals who are familiar with academic accomplishments to Megan Herting, PhD, E-GT32@usc.edu. Please include “Neurological disease” in the subject line.
Posted on 08/13/2019
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