A postdoctoral training position is available at the University of Michigan under the mentorship of faculty conducting cross-disciplinary research in environmental health sciences. Postdoctoral fellows are supported by the Environmental Toxicology and Epidemiology Program (ETEP), a NIH/NIEHS T32 training grant program, which helps students become independent researchers in the areas of toxicology and epidemiology. Research specialties of faculty include genetic, epigenetic, cell signaling, metabolic and oxidative stress mechanisms of toxicity with respect to reproductive, developmental, neural and immune systems, as well as research on cancer, metabolic disorders, micro- and nano-senor development, exposure assessment, epidemiology, and data science.
This position is for one year. A second year is possible with sufficient progress shown. Applicants are considered on a rolling basis. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the training grant website to obtain more information. https://sph.umich.edu/ehs/etep/ or below for more information.
Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for these fellowships:
1. Have a PhD, MD, or comparable doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution at the time of appointment; and
2. be a US citizen, a noncitizen national of the United States (e.g., born in born in outlying possessions of the USA), or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the USA (e.g., possess a current Permanent Resident Card) at the time of appointment.
Applicants who fail to meet these eligibility requirements will not be considered.
Applications are currently accepted for a position available immediately. Applications for the postdoctoral fellowship should include the following:
- A letter from a UM training program mentor supporting the application;
- A letter from the applicant describing interest in toxicology and/or environmental epidemiology training and career goals;
- A brief description of intended research area if the fellowship is awarded, prepared by the applicant (may be included in the letter of interest or may be separate document);
- The applicant’s CV;
- The applicant’s graduate transcripts; and
- Two additional letters of recommendation.
To apply, please email a single PDF of application materials (except the letters of recommendation, which should be sent separately by recommenders) to:
Saskia Berrios-Thomas, Program Coordinator
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan