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Postdoctoral Fellow - CARD Research Fellowship Program

National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

About the position

The CARD Research Fellowship Program provides postdoctoral scientists an opportunity for significant exposure to performing and leading state of the art biomedical research and a platform with which to design and build their portfolio of research and scientific management skills as they seek a fully independent position. The CARD Research Fellow will play a substantial role in the design and implementation of a research direction and program in the space of AD/ADRD. Research Fellows do not receive independent resources, although they are expected to work independently and have sophisticated skills and knowledge essential to the work of the Center.

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What you'll need to apply

To apply, please visit the CARD website (

Submit relevant documents to:

Sarah Lewis, Intramural Program Specialist
Office of the Scientific Director, National Institute on Aging
Vacancy #CARD-22-04-SL

Contact name

Sarah Lewis

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The successful individual must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in neuroscience, genetics, genomics, or related fields, with productive postdoctoral experience as demonstrated by outstanding scholastic achievement and the ability to successfully conduct laboratory research with minimal supervision, as evidenced in publications and through letters of reference. At the time of application, candidates must have no more than 4 years of postdoctoral research experience.

Candidates must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident (green card, resident alien), or foreign national with a valid employment-authorized visa.

Additional Information

The NIH is an equal opportunity employer, and applicants from all backgrounds, including minorities and women, are strongly encouraged to apply.