Applicants must ...
1. Be US citizens or non-citizen permanent residents lawfully admitted for permanent residence and in possession of an Alien Registration Receipt Card (I-151 or I-155) or some other verification of legal admission to the US as a permanent citizen. Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible.
2. Have a clinical doctorate, a PhD degree or its equivalent (e.g. MD, DDS, DVM, OD, PharmD, PhD Nursing, PhD Epidemiology, and other similar PhD backgrounds will be considered).
3. Have completed postgraduate training (postdoctoral fellowship, residency, or clinical fellowship)
4. Have no more than six years of research or research training experience beyond their last doctoral degree.
5. Be conducting research in one of the following five areas of women’s health: (1) Reproduction, (2) Adolescent Health, (3) Geriatrics, (4) Infectious Disease & Immunology, and (5) Minority Health & Health Disparities.
6. Hold the rank of assistant professor or be eligible to be appointed at the assistant professor level.
7. Not have been a principal investigator on an RO1, R19 or sub-project of a Program Project (P01, P60, U54) or career development K-series..
8. Be willing to spend at least 75% of their full professional effort on research.
Who should apply?
- Successful applicants will have some training in basic science or clinical research methods.
- They will have developed a research interest in one of these areas: Health Disparities, Reproduction, Infectious Disease & Immunology, Adolescent Health, or Aging.
- They will be able to show evidence of publication as first author in peer-reviewed journals and the potential to obtain independent research funding.
- The selection process will emphasize
talent, commitment to women’s health, and applicant's aptness for work with our
selection of mentors and the
diversity of our program.
Send full application packet (including all items below) to Abbey B. Berenson, MD, PhD
1. Application face page (located here)
2. Current CV
3. Statement of research interests and goals specifically related to women's health
4. Names of 3 references
Policy on Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action. The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, or status as a Vietnam era veteran in any of its policies, practices, and procedures. In addition, The University of Texas Medical Branch does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, educational services, access to facilities and services. The university, in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations, is committed to developing and implementing affirmative action strategies with respect to minority individuals, women, Vietnam era veterans, and persons with disabilities.
Policy on Criminal Background Screening. The University of Texas Medical Branch hererequires that a criminal background check be completed on all personnel prior to beginning the BIRCWH Program. Applicants will be required to complete a form authorizing the university to complete the criminal background check.