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Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - Urology T32 Training Grant

Postdoctoral fellow positions in basic and translational research are available immediately at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Sponsored by an NIDDK T32 training grant to the Department of Urology, these positions require US citizenship or permanent resident status. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to train in a program that fosters career development with the following preceptors:

  • David Klumpp, Ph.D. Microbiome in pain and depression, neuro-immune mechanisms of pelvic pain and bladder inflammation, and host-pathogen interactions in pain.
  • C. Shad Thaxton, M.D., Ph.D. Development of nano-medicine approaches to urology, heart disease, and cancer. 
  • Praveen Thumbikat, Ph.D., D.V.M. Immune-mediated mechanisms in the prostate, chronic pelvic pain, microbial and autoimmune mediated inflammation in prostate disease and host-pathogen interactions in prostatitis.

Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine is on the shores of Lake Michigan and steps from the Magnificent Mile in downtown Chicago. Their state-of-the-art facilities and an exciting intellectual environment combine for a unique and superb training opportunity in a vibrant, international city.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent with background in molecular or cell biology, physiology, immunology, or other relevant field. Also, candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents. Please submit your curriculum vitae and names of three references to:

David J. Klumpp, Ph.D.
Anthony J. Schaeffer MD Professor in Urology
Departments of Urology and Microbiology-Immunology
Feinberg School of Medicine
16-719 Tarry Building
303 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611 

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.