Predoctoral fellows are required to pursue a doctoral degree in epidemiology, specializing in HLB genetic epidemiology.
Predoctoral fellows also must be a citizen or a noncitizen national of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment. Individuals who have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence must have a currently valid Permanent Resident Card (USCIS Form I-551) or other legal verification of such status.
To apply for this training grant, predoctoral fellows must be admitted to the Department of Epidemiology’s doctoral program. Information on applying to Departmental training grants is provided in the link below under the tab titled “Training Grants.”Apply to UNC's PhD Program in Epidemiology Apply for Training Grant
Postdoctoral Applicant Requirements and Qualifications:
- A doctoral degree (PhD) in Epidemiology, Human Genetics, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics or related field or a MD, DDS, or DVM degree combined with training in human genetics or epidemiology at the PhD or Master’s levels
- A curriculum vitae reflecting scientific productivity in epidemiology, human genetics, heart, lung, and/or blood phenotypes and/or biomedical sciences
- Participation in this program requires a commitment of at least 40 hours per week on research and training, without supplemental compensation from the NRSA award.
- Must be willing to commit two years to the fellowship or adhere to standard NIH payback requirements.
- Must be interested in conducting research in one of four GenHLB training dimensions: HLB genetic epidemiology (the core training dimension); culture, diversity, and disparities; ‘OMICs; and computation/methods.
- Must be a citizen or a noncitizen national of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment. Individuals who have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence must have a currently valid Permanent Resident Card (USCIS Form I-551) or other legal verification of such status.
- Must participate in T32 activities including monthly genetic epidemiology journal clubs, genetics seminars, and peer-led workshops.
To apply, please submit a letter of interest to Dr. Kari North and Dr. Karen Molhke at kari_north (at) unc.edu and mohlke (at) med.unc.edu. In addition, complete the common application located on the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health website for postdoctoral programs below.Apply for Training Grant