Take Two Steps to Improve Your Skills and Advance Your Career. Learn More with AAMC.

Join your peers at the AAMC’s events designed for early career minority faculty.

September 15-18, 2016
Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
San Antonio, TX

Step 1:
Grant Writers Pre-Conference Workshop: How to Improve Your Grantsmanship
Do you intend to submit a competitive proposal for funding? AAMC’s Grant Writers Coaching Group for NIH Awards is designed for faculty who are actively working on a K or R NIH grant proposal. Participants will receive direct hands-on assistance with proposal preparation on -site as well continued support through on-going virtual meetings over a 2-3 month period to strengthen their proposals.

This pre-conference workshop is taking place on Thursday, September 15, 2016 and participation is limited. The deadline for applications is Thursday, June 29, 2016. Apply Now!

Step 2:
Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar: Chart Your Career Path
Come join your peers and academic medicine thought leaders from all over North America for the Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar (MinFac). This professional development opportunity is specifically tailored for early career junior faculty: senior clinical and research fellows, instructors, and assistant professors; and post docs (MD, MD/PhDs and PhDs) approaching or currently at the assistant professor level who aspire to leadership positions in academic medicine. Register Now!

This 3-day program includes:
• Opportunities to build your network through formal and informal networking activities
• Workshops to hone your communication skills and navigate sensitive topics
• Develop skills that can help you achieve appointment, promotion, and tenure in academic medicine
• Advance in core competencies like writing and submitting grants, planning and executing


Denice Cora-Bramble, MD, MBA
Executive VP and Chief Medical Officer
Children’s National Medical Center

Darrell Kirch, MD
President and CEO
Association of American Medical Colleges

Decide today to chart your career path, hear from dynamic speakers, and take the next steps forward toward leadership in academic medicine.

Register by August 10, 2016 and Save with the Early Bird Discount.

Register Now. Spaces are limited, and registration will be closed once the seminar is filled.

Registration Process: The registration process for the 2016 Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar includes (a) a letter of support from your department chair, division chief or dean, (b) completion of a pre-seminar survey, and (c) selection of breakout sessions. Please review the Letter of Support Requirements (LOS) in order to upload a LOS as part of the registration process.

Hotel Reservations: Please note that you must register for the seminar prior to booking your hotel accommodations, and you are responsible for booking your own reservations. Reservations must be made by August 24, 2016. Housing information can be found on the meeting website.

Make plans today to join your colleagues in San Antonio, Texas!

For more information, contact:
Program Information: Tai Conley
Conference Logistics: Shayna Kritz
Conference Registration: Debra K. Hollins

[posted 6/20/2016]

[posted 3/28/2016]

If you wish to join an exciting learning collaborative of dissemination and implementation (D & I) researchers, we invite you to apply to our program entitled: Mentored Training for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer (MT-DIRC). We invite applications from doctorally-trained individuals (PhDs, MDs) whose wish to focus on D & I research in the areas of cancer and chronic disease prevention, early detection, and survivorship.

Most of the fellows will be individuals in early career stages, but some will be mid-career scholars who want to pursue D&I research in cancer. Diverse scholars from a range of disciplines are encouraged to apply. Participation in this program is two years. Program includes on-site training June 6th-10th, 2016 as well as continued mentoring during project development. Applications for the training program are due January 11th 2016.

For more information and application materials, visit:


Or email Maggie Padek at mtdirc@brownschool.wustl.edu

[Posted: 12/14/2015.]

Position Open:
Professor and Head of the Department of Biobehavioral Health

Work Unit: College Of Health and Human Development

Department: Department of Biobehavioral Health

Job Number: 59351

Date Announced: August 27, 2015

The Pennsylvania State University seeks nominations and applications for the position of Professor and Head of the Department of Biobehavioral Health. The anticipated start date is August 2016, but is open to negotiation.

Learn more

Job URL: https://psu.jobs/job/59351

[posted 9/15/2015]

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.

Read more

[Posted 7/13/2015]

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Seeking Associate/Full Professor Level Faculty in Cancer Epidemiology:

The Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (http://epbiwww.case.edu/) and the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center (http://cancer.case.edu/) seek to fill a position at the level of Associate or Full Professor in Cancer Epidemiology. The candidates should have a strong record of publications and research funding. The successful candidate will have a significant national reputation for research excellence. All areas of research are invited; however, preference will be given to candidates with expertise in methodology and collaborative research.

Read more:
web page
downloadable pdf

[Posted 4/24/2015]

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute logo

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 service research, cardiovascular risk prevention through the lifespan and comparative effectiveness trials. There will also be opportunities to work in other branches of the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences.

Read more: web page or pdf

[Posted 4/20/2015]

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.

Read more

[Posted 3/27/2015]

There is a health disparities position open at Penn State in the Department of Health Policy and Administration (http://hhd.psu.edu/hr/careers/54146).  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 (http://hhd.psu.edu/Health-Disparities-Cluster) 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 http://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/88445 (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 matthew.c.keller@colorado.edu, information about the Institute for Behavioral Genetics can be found at http://www.colorado.edu/ibg/home 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: hr-ada@colorado.edu. The University of Colorado conducts background checks on all finnal applicants being considered for employment.


[Posted: 09/26/2014]


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