T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cardiovascular Sciences (MD, DO, PhD, PharmD)
Cardiovascular Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Type: Full Time
Academic Medical Group
2 openings available.
Internal Number: 25187
The Cardiovascular Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee is accepting applications for its T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cardiovascular Sciences. Applications are being accepted on an ongoing basis.
Our T32 postdoctoral training fellowship is designed to launch and sustain successful careers in cardiovascular research.
The postdoctoral fellow will:
Create and follow a personalized training plan Be mentored by a team (choose from over 40 faculty mentors) Receive training in core competencies Receive opportunities to apply each year for mini-grants ($5K-10K) to support preliminary studies for career development applications and/or up to $2K for optional 1-2 week sabbaticals to acquire new laboratory or professional skills
The program provides up to 3 years of broad-based, personalized, supportive, and rigorous training in specific areas of scientific excellence in a highly-integrated research environment incorporating mentoring teams with access to an extensive research infrastructure at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Train in one of four major areas of expertise: Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis, & Vascular Biology; Cardiac Biology & Heart Failure; Hypertension; Cardio-Oncology
T32 Program Directors: Ivor Benjamin, MD, Director, Cardiovascular Center, Professor, Department of Medicine, and Mary Sorci-Thomas, PhD, Associate Director, Cardiovascular Center, Professor of Medicine.
TO APPLY: Applicants should apply online through MCW Human Resources (MCW: Careers; Staff Positions, Requisition ID: 25187) by clicking the 'Join Our Team' search button.
*Per NIH guidelines, the postdoctoral fellow must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident.
To learn more about the MCW Cardiovascular Center, the Postdoctoral Fellowship, and view a listing of the more than 40 faculty mentors, visit: www.mcw.edu/Cardiovascular-Center
Applicants should be highly-motivated, ambitious, productive, and have (or anticipate having) a PhD, PharmD, MD, or DO in a relevant research area such as biology, molecular biology, genetics, immunology, biochemistry, pharmacology, or physiology
.*Per NIH guidelines, the postdoctoral fellow must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident.
About Cardiovascular Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin
About the Medical College of Wisconsin
With a history dating back to 1893, The Medical College of Wisconsin is dedicated to leadership and excellence in education, patient care, research and community engagement. More than 1,400 students are enrolled in MCW’s medical school and graduate school programs in Milwaukee, Green Bay, and Central Wisconsin. MCW’s School of Pharmacy opened in 2017. A major national research center, MCW is the largest research institution in the Milwaukee metro area and second largest in Wisconsin. In the last ten years, faculty received more than $1.5 billion in external support for research, teaching, training, and related purposes. This total includes highly competitive research and training awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Annually, MCW faculty direct or collaborate on more than 3,100 research studies, including clinical trials. Additionally, more than 1,600 physicians provide care in virtually every specialty of medicine for more than 2.8 million patients annually.
About the Cardiovascular Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin
The Cardiovascular Center, founded in 1992 at the Medical College of Wisconsin, serves more than 1...70 members from 26 departments and institutes on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Campus and surrounding community as it fulfills its mission to improve cardiovascular health in southeast Wisconsin and beyond through cutting-edge research, cost-efficient and high-quality healthcare delivery, rigorous training of the next generation of diverse cardiovascular scientists, and engaging the community to eliminate disparities in health outcomes. Directed by Ivor Benjamin, MD, over 32,000 square feet of space is dedicated to the center’s laboratories, offices, conference rooms, equipment cores and staff who promote its mission by maintenance of core resources, acquisition and distribution of funds for meritorious cardiovascular research, education of its members, trainees and staff and interaction with the community to understand its needs and alleviate the burden of disease in the heart and blood vessels. In 2022, the Medical College of Wisconsin is ranked in the top 20 of medical schools for funding from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. For more information, go to www.mcw.edu/Cardiovascular-Center.