The Department of Radiology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University invites applications for a clinical faculty position in Body Imaging. Position requires fellowship or comparable experience in body imaging (chest, abdomen, pelvis, and vascular imaging) and board certification or eligibility in diagnostic radiology. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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[Posted 3/27/2015]

The Department of Radiology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University Medical Center invites applications for a clinically experienced medical physicist in diagnostic imaging physics. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Responsibilities will include acceptance testing; quality assurance survey; calibration measurements on all types of radiological equipment; new equipment specification and evaluation; image quality assurance; radiation safety operations; radiation dosimetry; and computerized data analysis. The position primarily involves clinical medical physics support of diagnostic x-ray imaging modalities to maintain compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements. This position may also involve some resident teaching as well as healthcare staff training and education.

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[Posted 3/27/2015]

There is a health disparities position open at Penn State in the Department of Health Policy and Administration (  It’s actually 1 of 5 positions that are part of a cluster hire on health disparities in our College of Health and Human Development ( in the departments of nutrition, biobehavioral health, kinesiology in addition to the HPA department.

Perhaps one of the positions interests you, or is appropriate for a senior PhD candidate or postdoc.  Please share widely with your health disparities colleagues who have mentored the next generation of outstanding health disparities researchers.


Patricia Y. Miranda, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Administration and Demography
College of Health and Human Development
Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences
College of Medicine
The Pennsylvania State University

Job Description in PDF

[Posted: 10/28/2014]

The Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado Boulder, invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professorship with an academic appointment in one of the following departments: Psychology and Neuroscience, Integrative Physiology, Computer Science, or Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. We anticipate that the appointment will begin August 2015. The Institute seeks to build on its strengths in human behavioral, quantitative, and statistical genetics. Successful candidates may include, but are not limited to, individuals whose research on human genetics utilizes whole-genome data in one or more of the following sub-disciplines: statistical genetics; behavioral/psychiatric genetics; genetic epidemiology; population genetics; computational biology. Appointees will participate in the research and teaching missions of both the Institute and their academic department.

Minimum requirements are a PhD, MD, or equivalent terminal degree. Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, 3 to 5 sample research papers, and names and contact information for 3 professional references. Application materials are accepted electronically at (job posting number F01771).  Application review will begin October 15, 2014, and we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

Please direct questions to Dr. Matt Keller at, information about the Institute for Behavioral Genetics can be found at The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals of diverse sexual orientations, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at: The University of Colorado conducts background checks on all finnal applicants being considered for employment.


[Posted: 09/26/2014]


Strategically Focused Research Network: Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease
Request for Applications Now Available Online

The full Strategically Focused Disparities Research Network Request for Applications is now available online!

Prospective applicants are requested to submit a Letter of Intent for the AHA Strategically
Focused Disparities Research on or before October 30, 2014. Letters of Intent will be available in Grants@Heart after September 15, 2014. View the Letter of Intent Instructions for more details.

While a Letter of Intent is not required in order to submit a subsequent full application and does not enter into the review of said subsequent application; the information provided in a Letter of Intent allows AHA staff to estimate the potential peer review workload and to avoid potential conflicts of interest in the peer review process. It also allows AHA to provide potential applicants with updated information about the application process if necessary.

For more information, visit the Strategically Focused Disparities Research Network web page.


Posted Date: 09/18/2014

[Posted: 06/04/2014]

Future Opportunities – Medical Officer

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Division of Cardiovascular Sciences (DCVS), Bethesda, MD will be searching for a Medical Officer (Family Medicine, Internist or Cardiologist) who will work on outcome studies in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

The position will be located in the Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch (CAPB), which supports, conducts, and initiates population, community, and clinic-based research on the causes, prevention, and clinical care of cardiovascular diseases. CAPB research areas include but are not limited to obesity, physical activity, behavior-oriented trials, health services research, and cardiovascular risk prevention through the lifespan.

We will be seeking individuals with expertise and strong interest in:

  • Comparative effectiveness of commonly used preventive, diagnostic and treatment strategies for adult cardiovascular diseases
  • Randomized intervention trials
  • Strategies to improve the implementation of evidence based clinical preventive and treatment strategies for cardiovascular diseases

Relevant fields of medical specialization include cardiology, internal medicine, clinical epidemiology, informatics, health service and economics.  We especially urge persons who meet the above description to apply if they also have:

  • Research interests relevant to the health of minority and underserved populations
  • The ability to communicate effectively with scientists from a variety of disciplines and with a sophisticated lay audience
  • The ability to synthesize new information and develop a broad vision of research that will advance disease prevention and treatment efforts.

To receive future updates about this position, please email your request to:

DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers

Posted Date: 05/06/2014

Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences

Position: The University of Connecticut Department of Nutritional Sciences invites qualified candidates to apply for a full-time (9-month appointment, 50% research and 50% teaching) tenure track position as Assistant Professor.  The anticipated start date is August 23, 2014.

Responsibilities: Establish an independent, funded research program in areas of molecular nutrition, with focus on diet-induced changes in immune or inflammatory responses, and mechanisms whereby food components and nutrients modulate these responses in cells, animal models, or humans; teach undergraduate and graduate courses; advise/mentor undergraduate and graduate students; provide professional and public service.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in nutrition or related discipline; productive research as evidenced by publications and strong potential to secure extramural funding; commitment to the Department’s vision and mission; effective teaching skills; effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills; postdoctoral experience or equivalent.  

Preferred qualifications: Expertise in cell biology and immunology in relationship to inflammation, obesity and related chronic diseases; research emphasis on nutrients or bioactive food components and their molecular mechanisms of action; extramural support for his/her research program; ability to synergize with faculty of the Department of Nutritional Sciences and facilitate interdisciplinary interactions with other University investigators; ability to advise undergraduate and graduate students. 

Related information: The Department of Nutritional Sciences is one of seven academic units within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and offers instructional programs leading to B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Nutritional Sciences.  Research programs include molecular and biochemical mechanisms of nutrient action and metabolism, bioactive food components and prevention of chronic diseases, and community-based research, particularly with at-risk populations, and provide excellent collaborative opportunities for integrated research.  The UConn Technology Park, Bioscience Connecticut Initiative, and Next Generation Connecticut, recently approved by the state of Connecticut with funding of $1.5 billion, will offer exceptional opportunities to establish interdisciplinary collaborations with other investigators and industry partners, particularly in STEM disciplines.  For further information, please visit our website (

Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits with a start-up package available for research.

To apply: Please visit Husky Hire at (Search #2013161) to submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests/philosophy, and names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three references.  Inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Ji-Young Lee; Phone; 860-486-1827; Fax: 860-486-3674; email:; Department of Nutritional Sciences, R.E. Jones Building, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-4017. For full consideration, applications and supporting materials should be received by October 1, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Connecticut is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Posted Date: 09/06/2013


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