Postdoctoral position is for three years, with an optional fourth
year. Start date after May 31, 2022 . Approximately 75%
effort will be in the research lab, and 25% will involve
teaching-related training and activities. Scholar will be
co-mentored by a core engineering faculty member and a partnering
clinician. Research areas include Biomedical Imaging Sciences,
Regenerative and Immune Engineering, Genome and Epigenome
Engineering, Molecular and Cellular Systems Biology, Cardiovascular
Disease Prevention and Treatment, Computational Medicine, Cancer
Engineering, and Systems Neuroscience and Neuroengineering. For
their training in instructional approaches and their teaching
internships, fellows will be guided and mentored by experienced
STEM faculty from Morgan State and Coppin State University, two
Historically Black Universities (HBCUs) in Baltimore City.
Must have a background or interest in biomedical engineering and
their applications and have received a PhD or MD/PhD in
engineering, computer science, biophysics, chemistry,
molecular/cellular physiology, neuroscience or genetics within the
past two years. MD degree may also qualify if having a previous
degree in engineering. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent
resident and commit full-time effort to the program for three
years. Successful applicant must have an expressed interest in
teaching and mentoring undergraduate students. Applicants should be
able to explain how training in teaching and mentoring
undergraduates will enhance their future career success.
Underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, and women
are strongly encouraged to apply.
The following documents must be uploaded to the Interfolio
application site http://apply.interfolio.com/82372 no later
than March 1, 2022 . Applicants will be accepted on a
(1) Current CV. Include brief description of PhD thesis,
publication list, and any teaching experience.
(2) Personal statement describing your career goals and why you
feel this program is right for you (600 word max).
(3) Research statement summarizing past and current research
experiences, future research areas of interest, and up to 3
engineering core faculty of interest (600 word max). It is highly
recommended that you have already contacted those faculty.
(4) Teaching statement summarizing previous teaching and mentoring
experiences that generated your interest in this training
opportunity (600 word max).
(5) Graduate school transcript
(6) Optional: copies of publications.
The following information must also be supplied no later than
March 1, 2022 deadline:
(1) Confidential letters of recommendation/evaluation from
two persons familiar with your work,one of whom is
preferably your PhD advisor.
(2) Name and contact information of one more reference who may be
contacted by phone or email.
For further information, refer to the program website
(iracda.jhu.edu). For detailed questions, contact
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