The Divisions of Endocrinology in the Department of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking an Instructor for a NIDDK K12 Training Grant position to start July 2020. Basic research scientists, clinician scientists and translational scientists with a commitment to becoming independent investigators and leaders in their fields are invited to apply. The potential areas of research should be relevant to type 1 diabetes (T1D) including basic, translational, clinical, epidemiology/statistics, genomics, informatics, health services or health policy. Successful applicants will have completed pediatric or adult medicine residency and pediatric and/or adult endocrinology fellowship training. Successful applicants will demonstrate exceptional skills in their fellowship research program and/or in their early junior faculty experience. A strong commitment to an academic research career in T1D research will be an important qualifying characteristic. The candidates are expected to develop independent research support such as a NIH K23 or JDRF Early Career Development Award while funded on this K12 position focused on T1D.
The principal criteria considered for selection of a K12 Scholar will be:
demonstrated academic and research interest and potential
enthusiasm for and commitment to a T1D research-oriented academic career
letters of recommendation
graduation from an MD or MD/PhD program and completion/plan for completion of a pediatric or adult endocrinology fellowship
research during medical school and clinical training
commitment to T1D research
a well-formulated research question
an approved mentor with relevant research expertise
capacity to work well with others and a strong sense of integrity
excellent skills in communication
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.
Interested candidates should apply by sending a copy of their curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their interests and the names of three references to:
David Maahs, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
c/o: Christin New, email@example.com
Internal Number: 2019
Stanford School of Medicine
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