Supported by the American Heart Association Strategically Focused Research Networks, there is a two-year postdoctoral fellowship opportunity listed by institution for the funded research networks. Fellows with a strong interest in either prevention, hypertension, disparities, women’s health, or heart failure related to cardiovascular disease and/or stroke research, commitment to multi-disciplinary team science approach at the population, clinical and basic science levels and excellent communication skills. The center fellow will be highly involved in the projects being proposed by their institution, will be encouraged to collaborate with fellows across the network, and work closely with their Center Director and Training Director on their Center’s individualized multidisciplinary training plan. Please refer to the SFRN Awardees webpage for a detailed list of each institution’s projects within the networks.
Minimum Qualifications/Required Education
PhD, MD, DO, DVM or equivalent doctoral degree and must meet the citizenship criteria throughout the duration of the two-year fellowship program.
Center Fellow Citizenship Criteria
U.S. citizen; Permanent Resident; Pending Permanent Resident (applied for permanent residency and filed Form I-485 with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and have received authorization to legally remain in the U.S., and filed an Application for Employment Form I-765); E-3 (Specialty Occupation Worker); F-1 Visa (Student); G-4 Visa (Family member of Employee of Internal Organization and NATO); H1-B Visa (Temporary Worker in a Specialty Occupation); J-1 Visa (Exchange Visitor); O-1 Visa (Temporary Worker with Extraordinary Abilities in the Sciences); or TN Visa (NAFTA Professional).
The named fellow may not hold another fellowship award, although the institution may provide supplemental funding. Fellows may not hold a faculty or staff appointment, with the exception of MDs or MD/PhD's with clinical responsibilities. These fellows may hold a title of instructor or similar due to their patient care responsibilities, but must devote at least 75% effort to research training. The named fellow may have been a recipient of an AHA fellowship, but may not hold an AHA affiliate fellowship or AHA Fellow-to-Faculty Transition Award at the same time as an AHA Strategically Focused Research Network fellowship.
Interested applicants should email the Strategically Focused Research Network center program of interest for additional information. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
|Strategically Focused Research Network||Institution Name||Resources|
|Children||Children's National Health System||Craig Sable, MD, FAHA|
|Duke University School of Medicine||Asheley C. Skinner, PhD|
|University of Utah||H. Joseph Yost, PhD|
|Northwestern University||Matthew Davis, MD|
|Vascular Disease||Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center||Marc Bonaca, MD, MPH and Philip Goodney, MD|
|Northwestern University||Mercedes Carnethon, PhD, FAHA|
|University of Kentucky||Nancy Webb, PhD|
|Vanderbilt University||Joey Barnett, PhD|
|Arrhythmias & Sudden Cardiac Death||Michigan University||David Pinsky, MD|
|Washington University||Strategically Focused Research Network|
|Northwestern University||Strategically Focused Research Network|
|Vanderbilt University||Strategically Focused Research Network|
Resources = Training Director(s) / Co-Training Director* or Delegated Center Personnel