Postdoc – Department of Epidemiology

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

University of Washington – Department of Epidemiology

NICHD Institutional Post-doctoral Training Program in Reproductive, Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology – 2012

We are seeking a qualified and highly motivated US citizen or permanent resident who would like to obtain post-doctoral research experience and training in reproductive, perinatal, and pediatric epidemiology (RPPE) in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Washington.  This position is supported by a T32 training grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD).  The purpose of this training program at the University of Washington is to provide skills in epidemiology and biostatistics that will enable fellows to develop careers in RPPE.  Specifically, we plan to provide fellows with training in multidisciplinary theories, epidemiologic methods as well as the practical skills to design and conduct high quality research in reproductive, perinatal, and pediatric epidemiology.

Applicants with a background in biomedical and behavioral sciences, including, epidemiology, biostatistics, bioinformatics, environmental health sciences, nutritional biochemistry, child psychology, social work, molecular biology, or a related discipline are encouraged to apply.  The post-doctoral fellowship is offered for one year with opportunity for renewal the second year, contingent upon performance.  Annual stipend for post-doctoral fellows is based on the NIH scale depending on years since award of doctoral or medical degree.  In addition, health insurance is provided.

Application Procedure

Eligibility: US Citizens or Permanent Residents Only.

To apply, please send a letter describing your interest in joining the training program, accompanied by a personal statement describing training and career goals, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:

Gayle Reiber, PhD or
Daniel Enquobahrie
Department of Epidemiology
University of Washington
Box 357236
Seattle, WA 98195-7236
Tel:  (206) 764-2089
Fax:  (206) 764-2935

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For further information, please visit our web sites: RPPE Training Program (, the Maternal and Child Health Program ( and the Department of Epidemiology (

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.  Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.