ANNOUNCEMENT and APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
The Eating Disorders Program in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accepting applications for MD or PhD scientists for postdoctoral positions in the field of Statistical Genetics and Eating Disorders. Appointments will be for two years, with possible extension for another year in exceptional circumstances. Salary is commensurate with qualifications but in all cases equals NIH post-doctoral stipends. Criteria for selection include demonstrated experience in the area of statistical genetics, demonstrated interest in eating disorders, strong potential to become an independent investigator, interest and (to a lesser degree) experience in project areas, strength in computation and in verbal and written communication, curiosity, and genuine commitment to advancing the scientific rigor of the eating disorders field. Applicants with specific interests in the genetics or biology of eating disorders are strongly encouraged. Fellowships are restricted to US citizens or permanent residents. Applications are due April 15, 2015 for start dates in the summer/fall of 2015. Additional details about the position can be found at www.unceatingdisorders.org.
Applications should be submitted electronically and consist of:
1) Letter of introduction containing addresses,
2) Completed application form (see www.unceatingdisorders.org) under post-doctoral education,
3) CV with publication record and/or thesis topic; and,
4) One-page statement of interest which includes a one paragraph summary of your previous training, one paragraph about your previous research experience, one paragraph about career goals, and a description of your specific research interests within the eating disorders field.
In addition, three (3) letters of recommendation should be submitted directly to the Director of Training, Cynthia Bulik, from referees. Electronic letters are acceptable.
Please submit your application to:
Stephanie Brust, Administrative Assistant
Voice: (919) 966 4410
Fax: (919) 843 3950
*Director of Training*
Cynthia M. Bulik, PhD, FAED
Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders
Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine
Professor of Nutrition, School of Public Health
Director, UNC Eating Disorders Program
Co-Director UNC Center for Psychiatric Genomics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7160
Voice: (919) 843 1689