Postdoctoral Training Opportunities with the Metabolism and Nutrition Training Program (MANTP) at UW-Madison

Up to 3 years of funding of your salary at NIH postdoctoral rates in a highly collegial community of scientists focused on the molecular, genetic, biochemical and clinical and population-based aspects of nutrition-related biomedical research.

Mock-review of your F32 or similar postdoctoral fellowship proposal in study section composed of other trainees and faculty trainers.

Gain experience at grant reviewing via participation as a reviewer in MANTP mock study section.

Funds (up to $2500) to pay help pay for unique professional development opportunities such as a class at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories.

Trainee-specific meetings (2-4 / semester) with outside speakers from academia, industry and other venues to discuss career trajectories and opportunities.

Annual meetings to discuss the research progress of all trainees including opportunities to deliver a “chalk-talk” that addresses the broad relevance of your work and its applicability to the NIH mission.

Integrative annual retreat with U Chicago T32 on “Digestive Diseases and Nutrition” where the focus is on increased exposure to cutting edge translational research, improving research presentations at national meetings, professional development activities and networking.

Opportunities to mentor young investigators.

Guidance from the MANTP Executive Committee in planning your career trajectory – both short- and long-term.

Input regarding application letters, CVs, research presentation and what to expect in interviews.

Applicants should send a cover letter describing research background and career goals, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to:

Rick Eisenstein Ph.D.
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin
1415 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706
Email contact:

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Positions are open only to U.S. citizens and non-citizen nationals per NIH policy.

Tisch Cancer Institute Postdoctoral Position open 10/23/20

A Postdoctoral position is currently available within the lab of Dr. Yelena Ginzburg at the Tisch Cancer Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine of Mount Sinai. The lab focuses on iron metabolism and erythropoiesis in health and disease, using mouse models and human samples ex vivo to ask questions about basic biology, physiology, and pathophysiology.

The candidate PhD or MD/PhD in biochemistry, physiology, or molecular biology will have an opportunity to contribute to and shape several ongoing projects within the lab.

For more information about this position and instructions on how to apply, please click here.