Pediatric Research Fellowships

Pediatric Research Fellowship

Announcing Research Fellow Position at Stanford

The Department of Dermatology at Stanford is seeking applications for a full-time fellowship position for the year 2019-20. The fellow will be based at Stanford University under the mentorship of Dr. Joyce Teng; Stanford University School of Medicine; Division of Pediatric Dermatology.

To date, there is still a significant lack of understanding about the natural history and management of Gorlin Syndrome (GS). The main objective of the fellowship is to help establish a national registry for GS and advance our knowledge in this field.

Eligibility

  • The fellow is expected to complete research for the period proposed.
  • The fellow cannot enter residency or other employment/training opportunities during fellowship.
  • Fellowship is primarily intended for candidate who already hold an M.D., however
  • applications to support exceptionally promising medical students will be accepted.
  • The fellow does not need to be a United States citizen.

Budget and project period

The Awardee will receive approximately $60,000 annual stipend that covers salary and fringe benefit. The project period for this RFA is from June 1, 2019 to May 31, 2020.

Additional responsibilities

Fellow will participate in other relevant GS research projects; help to support Gorlin Syndrome Alliance (GSA)’s general mission; and communicate with GSA leadership about research progress. The fellow will participate GSA regional and national patient support meetings and help the Executive Director on specific tasks if needed.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should email their CV with a cover letter describing their qualifications and interests in this opportunity to Kris Arao; karao@stanford.edu by 5pm Pacific Time on Sunday, May 5th, 2019.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.