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Medical Student Urology Research Fellowship
University of Miami
The Division of Andrology in the Department of Urology at the University of Miami is looking for an entrepreneurial MS3 to take a year off between MS3 and MS4 to serve as a Research Fellow/"Chief of Staff" to help translate promising research into therapeutics. The Fellow will work directly with Ranjith Ramasamy, MD, on all aspects of leadership, project management, and translational work, and will likely publish multiple papers that help the Fellow's career. The Fellow will also work with expert researchers, residents, fellows, physicians, and pharmaceutical companies. The total stipend for one year is $20,000 and the start date is July 1, 2021 (although start date is flexible).
Application Deadline: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until February 1, 2021. However, the sooner you apply, the better, as another talented candidate may apply before the deadline and be selected. For questions or to express interest, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted date: November 30, 2020
University of Florida
The Mickle Lab is seeking a highly-motivated post-doctoral researcher to develop new technologies to study and manipulate bladder function. The postdoctoral researcher would have the opportunity to lead studies developing and implementing optogenetic tools to study and target peripheral circuits critical to voiding function. The Mickle Lab works closely with material and electrical engineers to develop implantable systems to move towards closed-loop control of bladder function.
Applicants should have recently obtained (or be about to receive) a PhD in neuroscience, physiology, Biomedical engineering or equivalent. Experience with cell culture, viral production, molecular cloning, and small animal surgery is desired but not required. Candidates should be self-motivated, and have excellent communication skills. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Aaron Mickle.
Posted date: October 19, 2020
Urologic Oncology Research Fellowship
University of Utah
The Urologic Oncology Research Fellowship at the University of Utah is a one-year mentored research position offered annually to one qualified medical student interested in pursuing a urology residency. Students may complete the fellowship in between the MS3-MS4 years or after MS4 if not immediately entering residency. Applicants are considered on a rolling basis.
Fellows will build strong relationships while working directly with excellent faculty mentors on diverse research projects and clinical involvements at one of the strongest urology programs in the nation. Past fellows have consistently achieved multiple first-author publications in top journals and matched into their desired residency positions each year. The application deadline is February 1, 2021.
Posted date: September 9, 2020