Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Comparative Medicine
The Department of Pathology/Section on Comparative Medicine of Wake Forest School of Medicine (WFSM) offers 2 NIH-supported Post-Doctoral Fellowships, available in July 2017. These positions provide 3 years of salary support, and provide a unique opportunity for motivated graduate veterinarians interested in advanced research training leading to a career as an independent investigator.
Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents, and graduates of accredited schools of veterinary medicine.
The fellowship typically leads to a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Bioscience, Molecular Medicine and Translational Sciences, or Integrative Physiology and Pharmacology. Research opportunities include internationally recognized programs in cardiovascular disease, women's health, cancer, radiation effects, microbiology, immunology, aging, neurodegenerative disorders, behavioral neuroscience, regenerative medicine, diabetes, reproductive system disorders, and substance abuse.
The 27 training faculty committed to the program represent a variety of basic and clinical disciplines. The broader WFSM community consists of over 1200 faculty comprising 41 academic departments and 26 Centers or Institutes. Major institutional resources include the WFU Translational Science Institute, the Center for Comparative Medicine Research, the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University, the Hypertension and Vascular Research Center, WF Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine, and the Sticht Center for Aging Research.
The Medical Center is the major employer in Winston-Salem, an affordable community of 240,000 in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. Salary is NIH scale, commensurate with experience. WFSM provides health insurance and travel support.
Interested applicants should send the following:
- a statement of career goals and interests,
- a curriculum vitae,
- undergraduate and veterinary college transcripts direct from a university registrar, and
- 3 letters of reference under separate cover
Nancy Kock, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Recruiting Coordinator
Department of Pathology, Section on Comparative Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1040
Telephone: 336-713-7389, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wake Forest School of Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.