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Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow in Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology
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Organization: University of Minnesota
Posted: 5/9/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Minneapolis,  MN    USA
Compensation: Stipend provided according to National Institutes of Health regulations
Position Description: The Division of Epidemiology & Community Health of the University of Minnesota is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral training fellowship in cardiovascular disease epidemiology and prevention available beginning January 2018. The two- to three-year fellowship, which provides a stipend, is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health.

Training emphasizes research methods in the epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular disease. The program particularly intends to enhance the diversity of the research workforce in cardiovascular disease epidemiology by recruiting individuals from underrepresented/disadvantaged populations. Division research includes work in observational population studies, clinical trials, community studies, and laboratory methodology. Graduates gain competency in designing, administering, and analyzing cardiovascular population studies or preventive programs.

Training can include formal coursework in epidemiology, biostatistics, nutrition, physiology, and behavioral science. Fellows may seek an MS or an MPH degree during the course of the fellowship.

Qualifications: Candidates must have either an MD or a PhD degree, and must be either a U.S. citizen or have permanent residency status. Qualified and interested diverse candidates are particularly sought.

Organization Description: The Division has a faculty of 46, including scholars in cardiology, behavioral science, biostatistics, epidemiology, nutrition, and health education.

Closing Date: 12/31/2017
Desired Starting Date: 1/1/2018
Contact Name: Aaron R. Folsom,  Postdoctoral Fellow in Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology
Contact Location: Division of Epidemiology & Community Health
1300 South 2nd St., Suite 300
Minneapolis   MN  55454
United States
Contact Location: Division of Epidemiology & Community Health
  1300 South 2nd St., Suite 300
  Minneapolis   MN  55454
  United States
Contact Phone: 612-626-8862 
Contact Fax: 612-624-0315
Contact Email: folso001@umn.edu
Web Address:
How to Apply: For more information on the training program and how to apply, see the following website:

http://z.umn.edu/cvdepitraining

Additional Information: The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Web Site Delete Date: 11/5/2017