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Post-Doctoral Training Program in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research
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The Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is recruiting post-doctoral trainees for its NICHD-funded Post-Doctoral Training Program in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research. Appointments will be for 2 years beginning in the summer of 2019. The program provides multidisciplinary training with an emphasis on social affective processes, communication, family processes, epidemiology, genetics, and biobehavioral research on intellectual and developmental disabilities. Faculty use sophisticated statistical approaches, longitudinal research methods, brain imaging methods, GWAS, social genomics, and psychobiology, among other approaches to data collection and analysis as applied to intellectual and developmental discapability.
We are pursuing candidates who are committed to a research career in intellectual and developmental disabilities, have completed prior research and training in the field, and have an outstanding academic record.
Post-doctoral stipends are determined by NIH, located on years of significant practice beyond the doctoral degree: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-18-175.html
NIH also provides funds for tuition, travel, and research supplies. In addition to the NIH stipend, the Waisman Center offers a $3000 annual supplement, and trainees are eligible for excellent health insurance coverage. NIH requires that trainees in this program be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals, or permanent residents of the United States. Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible. Trainees or scholars in these programs who are permanent residents of the U.S. must submit a notary’s signed statement with the appointment form certifying that they have (1) a permanent resident card (USCIS Form I-551) or (2) other legal verification of such status.
For application procedures and information, visit: https://www.waisman.wisc.edu/administrative-core/postdoctoral-training-prog ram-idd/. Please submit all materials except letters of recommendation in one pdf. To ensure consideration, apply by January 14, 2019 .
Post-docs entering this program will become part of a multidisciplinary center dedicated to advancing expertise about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases all over the life course. Our team of researchers, scientists, clinicians, and staff seek answers to questions about the causes and consequences of developmental disabilities like autism, Down syndrome, and fragile X, etc. For information about the Waisman Center, visit: https://www.waisman.wisc.edu/.
Contact Us by E-Mail: postdocapp@waisman.wisc.edu with questions.
Information about discapability accommodation for completing the application:
Consideration for this position requires completion of an application, as well as submitting all other materials in pdf format, as described in the job posting. Phone contact may be necessary for finalists. If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application materials or participate in a phone conversation, you may contact Eric Schafer at 608-263-2328. Note that you are not required to indicate whether or not you need an accommodation to execute the traineeship.
An individual with a discapability is defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a person who has a history or record of such an impairment, or a person who is perceived by others as having such an impairment. Please see the ADA website for questions and answers about job applicant accommodations: http://www.eeoc.gov/facts/jobapplicant.html#accommodation.
The Waisman Center encourages qualified individuals with disabilities to apply.
We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Job Information
   » Job location: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
   » Listing ID: 43562448
   » Published: September 14, 2018
   » Position Title:Post-Doctoral Training Program in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research
   » Employer's nameThe Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
   » Business Sector:Academia
   » Entry Level:No

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Contact Email: postdocapp@waisman.wisc.edu


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