Postdocs NIH
June 06, 2012

Postdoc at NIH in Child Health and Human Development

About: Postdoctoral Fellowships in Health and Human Services (DHHS, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD), Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Prevention Research Branch.

The Prevention Research Branch is an intramural research program within the Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research at the NICHD. The Branch’s mission is to conduct original research focusing on three primary areas: (1) etiology, prevention, and management of chronic disease among youth and pregnant women, particularly diabetes; (2) the etiology and prevention of risky adolescent health behaviors; and (3) etiology and prevention of motor vehicle crash risk among novice young drivers. Branch scientists are internationally recognized as leaders in these areas, and are recruiting fellows with training in diet and nutrition, and research interests in dietary aspects of prevention and management of chronic disease. Postdoctoral fellows collaborate with senior scientists and develop their own research initiatives within ongoing research in the Branch. Candidates legally approved to work in the USA with an earned doctoral degree in the behavioral sciences (e.g., psychology, public health, behavioral epidemiology, health education, nutrition) are invited to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated research interests in areas currently under investigation in the Branch and with superior analytic and communication skills. Salary is commensurate with training and relevant research experience. These positions will remain open until qualified applicants are found.

Apply: Applicants should send: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) official transcripts for undergraduate and graduate degrees; 3) a statement of research interests to be pursued during training; and 4) three letters of reference to:

Dr. Tonja Nansel Prevention Research Branch 6100 Executive Boulevard, Room 7B13 Bethesda, MD 20892-7510 Tel: 301.435.8395 E-mail: lips...mail.nih.gov More info go here.


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