INHERITED NEUROPATHY TRAINING FELLOWSHIP
We are pleased to announce as part of our NIH Rare Disease Inherited Neuropathy Consortium, a one year neuromuscular fellowship specialising in hereditary neuropathies in the US. This is an exciting fellowship which will be available from August 2011. Applicants will be expected to have completed a residency in neurology and preferably one year of a neuromuscular fellowship or equivalent. For applicants, a track record of interest in hereditary neuropathies and previous publications will be looked upon favourably. An essential requirement will be the long term career aim to be a clinical researcher in hereditary neuropathies.
This one year fellowship will offer a broad training in all aspects of clinical research in inherited neuropathies as well as an opportunity if desired to do 6 months intensive training in clinical trial methodology in the University of Rochester. The trainee in the 1 year programmes will have a brief orientation in Wayne State University, Detroit but will have the opportunity to train in other centres during the year as well as Detroit, including University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Miami Institute of Human Genetics and University of Rochester School of Medicine (US). Trainees will be able to spend a period of time in other centres including in University College London, UK, to gain specific experience.
The fellowship can be individualised to suit a particular person depending on their previous experience and research interests.
Interested applicants should email Jacky Molyneaux on firstname.lastname@example.org for further details of applications process. Applicants should send a CV and covering letter of intent by email to Jacky Molyneaux.
The post is available from 1st August 2011.
Closing Date for Applicaitons: 1st April 2011