UIC Diabetes, Obesity and Nutrition Research Training Program

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University of Illinois at Chicago Diabetes, Obesity and Nutrition Research Training Program



The University of Illinois at Chicago Diabetes, Nutrition and Obesity Research Training Program is accepting applications for Endocrinology or Postdoctoral Fellowship. This NIH T32 supported training program will target physicians, candidates from other clinical disciplines and post-doctoral trainees who are committed to pursuing a career as investigators through fellowship training related to diabetes, nutrition and obesity research. 

Endo LabPhysician and Post-doctoral trainees will complete up to 3 years of intensively mentored research training in an environment that fosters interaction between clinical and basic sciences, and encourages translational research.

The typical physician trainee will complete 1 year of intensive clinical training in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at UIC before entering this program.  We provide excellent opportunities for focused mentored training in laboratory-based and clinical research, behavioral and preventive medicine, and community-based research related to diabetes and obesity. Candidates will complete selected graduate level courses pertinent to their mentored research program, and they will receive training in research integrity and ethics.

Mentors are selected based on areas of expertise and interests, complementary research skills, achievement in extramural funding, scientific productivity, and record of strong mentorship. See
http://Diabetes.uic.edu for additional information about participating faculty and the program. All materials (including letters from references) should be submitted by 15 January 2016. 

Later applications will be considered if a position remains open. Traineeships include a competitive salary commensurate with experience based on the current NIH pay scale, and funds to support research and travel. Application materials can be found at
http://Diabetes.uic.edu.

If you have specific questions about the process, please contact Terry Unterman, MD (Program Director) (
unterman@uic.edu) or Pamela Terrell (terrell@uic.edu) who will answer your questions or forward your inquiry to the appropriate person.


Candidates from underrepresented minorities or with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply. Trainees must be citizens, non-citizen nationals, or permanent residents of the US. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. 


 



         ABOUT OUR PROGRAM

UntermanDr. Terry Unterman Program Director
(unterman@uic.edu)




c/o Pam Terrell, Director of Administrative  Operations

1819 West Polk Street, (M/C 640)

Chicago, IL 60612-7333

Telephone: (312) 996-6060

E-mail: terrell@uic.edu