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Postdoctoral Training Opportunities
Tufts University, University of Wisconsin

Date Posted Jan. 28, 2021
Title Postdoctoral Training Opportunities
University Tufts University, University of Wisconsin
Boston, MA, United States
Department Metabolism and Nutrition Training Program (MANTP)
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

Up to 3 years of funding of your salary at NIH postdoctoral rates in a highly collegial community of scientists focused on the molecular, genetic, biochemical and clinical and population-based aspects of nutrition-related biomedical research (trainers listed on back/next page). 

  • Mock-review of your F32 or similar postdoctoral fellowship proposal in study section composed of other trainees and faculty trainers. 
  • Gain experience at grant reviewing via participation as a reviewer in MANTP mock study section. 
  • Funds (up to $2500) to pay help pay for unique professional development opportunities such as a class at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories. 
  • Trainee-specific meetings (2-4 / semester) with outside speakers from academia, industry and other venues to discuss career trajectories and opportunities. 
  • Annual meetings to discuss the research progress of all trainees including opportunities to deliver a "chalk-talk" that addresses the broad relevance of your work and its applicability to the NIH mission. 
  • Integrative annual retreat with U Chicago T32 on "Digestive Diseases and Nutrition" where the focus is on increased exposure to cutting edge translational research, improving research presentations at national meetings, professional development activities and networking. 
  • Opportunities to mentor young investigators. 
  • Guidance from the MANTP Executive Committee in planning your career trajectory – both short- and long-term. 
  • Input regarding application letters, CVs, research presentation and what to expect in interviews. 

Applicants should send a cover letter describing research background and career goals, curriculum vitae and three
letters of reference to:
Rick Eisenstein Ph.D.
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin
1415 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706
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