Postdoctoral Researcher T32

Job title: Postdoctoral Researcher T32

Company: Louisiana State University

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Job Posting Title: Postdoctoral Researcher T32

Position Type: Other Academic

Department: LSUPBRC Pop Sci – Behavioral Medicine (Phillip J Brantley (00000174))

Work Location: LSU – Pennington

Pay Grade: Other Academic

Job Description:

Pennington Biomedical Research Center invites applicants for their NCCIH sponsored T32 postdoctoral fellowship program.

This fellowship will provide up to three years of funding including NIH salary, benefits, travel, and research support. The Center is seeking MDs and PhDs with biomedical research experience who are interested in conducting basic animal and/or molecular research into mechanisms associated with weight gain and insulin insensitivity, with the potential to use botanical substances to attenuate these conditions. Evidence of motivation and skills in scientific writing such as publications and grant experience are highly desirable.

The training program is directed by Drs. Phil Brantley and Jacqueline Stephens and uses hands on laboratory mentoring and interactive seminars to train new investigators in the knowledge and skills necessary for establishing an independent research career. This program has been continuously funded since 2009 and has trained 17 scientists who have all continued in research careers. Graduates have been awarded 30 research grants and have produced more than 150 publications.

Pennington Biomedical also has three NIH Center grants that provide resources for postdocs. These include: (1) an NIDDK sponsored Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) that studies nutrition and metabolic health through the lifespan; (2) an NIGMS sponsored Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE); and (3) The Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center (LA CaTS), an NIH IDeA Center led by NIGMS. The are highly productive, collaborative, and place high value on the mentoring of junior scientists. Trainees are encouraged to work with multiple faculty members and to pursue in-depth research that transcends traditional scientific boundaries with a focus on cross-disciplinary approaches.

in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (located an hour northwest of New Orleans) is a premier state-of-the art research facility with internationally-renown investigators that have active research programs in obesity, metabolic diseases, physical activity and nutrition.

Only US citizens or green card recipients will be considered.

“Louisiana is a State as a Model Employer for People with Disabilities”

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions: Postdoctoral Researcher

Posting Date: September 17, 2021

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

Additional Position Information:

Background Check – An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits – LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

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Location: Pennington, AL

Job date: Sat, 13 Nov 2021 00:08:37 GMT

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