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The Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham announces the availability of post-doctoral fellowships funded through the NIH T32 grant (T32DK62710) awarded to Dr. David Allison by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).
The funds from this grant may be used only for US Citizens or permanent residents. In very rare cases we are able to identify additional funds for the exceptional applicant who is neither a US Citizen or permanent resident, but this is a rarity.
Objective: The purpose of the Training Program is to offer fellowships that prepare post-doctoral scientists for scientific careers as independent investigators in obesity-related research.
Support provided for trainees: Stipends (typically for a two/three-year period), tuition and fees for all required courses, health insurance, books & supplies for educational purposes, and travel to at least one national meeting in the trainee's field of expertise to present their work.
Some disciplines represented in training offered: Biostatistics, Economics, Epidemiology, Exercise Physiology, Genetics, Medicine, Molecular Biology, Nutrition, Physiology, Psychology and Sociology.
Key program components: Mentoring by program directors and major professors who have a strong track record in science and mentorship; Coursework available; Interdisciplinary research training; Weekly Nutrition Seminar Series; Hands-on intervention experience, as appropriate; and Clinical research opportunities for those interested.
Eligibility • Individuals with a doctoral degree from any scientific field are eligible. • UAB is committed to providing educational, employment, and enrichment opportunities for members of underrepresented groups. Women, individuals from traditionally disadvantaged groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Application Procedures Send full CV and brief letter describing interest as email attachments to David B. Allison, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org
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