Post-Doc Fellowships, Ethical, Legal & Social Implications of Genetics—New York, NY

Written by uwlegalscholarship   // June 11, 2013   // Comments Off

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The Center for Research on Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Psychiatric, Neurologic and Behavioral Genetics at Columbia University anticipates the availability of post-doctoral fellowship positions to begin September 2013.

The goal of the fellowship is to train researchers whose work is focused on the ethical, legal and social implications of advances in genetics, with a special focus on psychiatric, neurologic, and behavioral genetics. Training programs, which will generally last 2 years, include course work, mentored research activities, guidance in seeking research funding, and participation in the activities of the Center. All activities are designed to accommodate the skills and interests of the fellows.

Candidates should have a doctorate (e.g., PhD, JD, MD) in the social and behavioral sciences, genetics or other basic sciences, epidemiology, nursing, medicine, law, or one of the humanities, and substantial empirical research skills.

For more information about the program please contact the fellowship director, Sharon Schwartz, PhD: sbs5 [at]

Source: Bioethics Wire. mw

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