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Vanderbilt is committed to providing a meaningful, robust experience for postdocs. Below is a list of currently available postdoctoral opportunities within Vanderbilt University. For positions within Vanderbilt University Medical Center, check the Office of Biomedical Research Education and Training (BRET) website.

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2013-09-27 09:52:32
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Physics and Astronomy Studies of carrier, spin and phonon dynamics in material systems employing a novel ultrafast laser approach. Tolk, Norman
2014-08-15 13:50:01
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Biomedical Engineering A postdoctoral position at Vanderbilt University, is available for a project concerned with image-guided procedures for the brain. This effort represents a multi-department effort across Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Neurosurgery. Miga, Michael
2015-05-15 14:18:02
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Marketing The Owen Graduate School at Vanderbilt University is offering a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Marketing for newly-graduating Ph.D.s commencing in the fall of 2015. Haws, Kelly
2015-08-31 10:51:12
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Advanced Computing Center for Research and Education (ACCRE) This data science postdoctoral position will focus on (1) setting up and maintaining a Linux cluster optimized for Big Data processing and (2) providing advanced user support to groups using this cluster. We are searching for candidates who are strong programmers and self-starters and would enjoy the challenge of building and optimizing a Hadoop-based cluster from the ground up. We will consider candidates who lack experience in Hadoop-based software if they have an otherwise strong research computing background (e.g. someone interested in transitioning into a career in data science or looking to strengthen his/her data processing skills). Faculty Mentors: Daniel Fabbri, Paul Sheldon Fabbri, Daniel; Sheldon, Paul
2016-02-16 08:52:22
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Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity in Biomaterials for Cancer Immunotherapy Wilson, John T
2016-03-10 15:11:43
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Psychology Qualified postdoctoral candidates to work on a project relating human electrophysiology to recordings from nonhuman primates Woodman, Geoff
2016-03-11 11:56:14
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Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS IN ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY at VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY Wikswo, John
2016-04-02 12:40:15
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Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS IN ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY at VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY Wikswo, John
2016-04-12 13:44:24
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Biomedical Engineering Post-doctoral Fellow with a strong background in medical device instrumentation, especially catheters Merryman, David
2016-04-21 17:04:39
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Dermatology, VICC Cutaneous Imaging Post-doctoral Opportunity Tkaczyk, Eric
2016-04-26 09:28:29
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Political Science Vanderbilt Department of Political Science Postdoctoral Research Scholars to support research on international relations. Duncan, Natasha
2016-04-26 09:28:29
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Political Science Vanderbilt Department of Political Science Postdoctoral Research Scholars to support research on international relations. Duncan, Natasha
2016-06-16 10:45:46
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Psychology Postdoctoral fellow to join a collaboration between Dr. Jennifer Trueblood (Psychology) and Dr. William Holmes (Physics) with the aim of using computational models to understand how people make decisions in dynamic environments Trueblood, Jennifer
2016-06-23 16:50:13
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Owen Graduate School of Management This two-year post-doctoral fellowship is in Operations Management and those candidates with research interests and experience in supply Chain Management and Retail Operations are especially encouraged to apply. Kurtulus, Mumin
2016-09-27 09:35:18
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Biomedical Engineering A post-doctoral position on an exciting project focused on a computational model-enhanced approach for tumor localization during breast lumpectomy is underway. Miga, Michael
2016-09-28 12:05:15
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Learning, Teaching, and Diversity Project SIGMa (Supporting Instructional Growth in Mathematics) is a research-practice partnership between researchers at Vanderbilt University and a professional development organization, Math for America-Los Angeles, funded by the National Science Foundation. Using design-based implementation research, we are co-designing a video-based coaching model to support experienced secondary mathematics teachers in improving their practice. The project is led by Professor Ilana Horn and consists of a dynamic team of graduate students as well as professional development leaders at Math for America. Horn, Ilana
2016-10-27 12:06:33
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Biomedical Engineering The Reinhart-King Lab in Biomedical Engineering (arriving in Jan 2017) seeks has openings for two postdoctoral associates. Reinhart-King, Cynthia
2016-12-06 09:19:00
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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Postdoctoral Position in Diabetes and Obesity Research Jamey Young’s Lab at Vanderbilt University Young, Jamey
2016-12-16 15:22:06
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Civil & Environmental Engineering Postdoctoral Research Associate Position We welcome applications for two post-doctoral positions within the Risk and Reliability Engineering research group in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Vanderbilt University. Mahadevan, Sankaran
2016-12-16 15:28:21
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Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions The Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI) at Vanderbilt University's Department of Political Science seeks applicants for up to three (3) Post-doctoral Scholars to support research on political institutions, opinion or behavior. Oppenheimer, Bruce
2017-01-30 18:15:12
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Physics and Astronomy Postdoctoral Fellow. The start date is negotiable. The appointment can start as early as Winter 2017 and is initially for one-year. Renewal for subsequent years is contingent on satisfactory performance, acceptable progress in carrying out the assigned duties, availability of funds, and mutual agreement. Salary is commensurate with experience. William R. Holmes
2017-03-07 07:58:04
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Psychology A postdoctoral position is available to investigate the neurophysiology of binocular integration in primate thalamus and neocortex at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Alexander Maier
2017-03-14 16:17:45
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Psychology Seeking qualified postdoctoral candidates to work on projects measuring human electrophysiology (EEG and event-related potentials, ERPs) and recordings from nonhuman primates (EEG, ERPs, local-field potentials, and unit activity). Geoff Woodman
2017-03-23 08:38:40
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Owen Graduate School of Management Research Position in the Economics of Information Security in Healthcare. The Owen School of Management at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a research position in the Economics of Information Security and/or Economics of Health Information Systems. The position will examine the organizational and economic aspects HIT and related information security issues. Johnson, Eric
2017-04-05 07:45:20
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Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center The primary focus of the group is to develop, characterize and evaluate targeting molecular agents for cancer imaging and therapy. The candidate will be responsible for biological characterization, fluorescence microscopy and in vivo imaging/therapy of such agents. Mingfeng Bai
2017-04-05 08:37:08
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Biomedical Engineering The Reinhart-King Lab in Biomedical Engineering seeks a postdoctoral associate in the area microenvironmental regulations of cancer progression Cynthia Reinhart-King
2017-04-10 18:07:20
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Psychology & Human Development VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY: POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP (NIMH/NRSA training grant). Development of Psychopathology: From Brain and Behavioral Science to Intervention. Judy Garber
2017-04-10 18:13:00
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Psychology & Human Development Postdoctoral position available in Brain Development Laboratory James R. Booth
2017-04-13 14:25:25
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Biomedical Engineering A post-doctoral position is available to work on an exciting project to treat sepsis using a fluidic separation device. Todd Giorgio
2017-06-05 08:56:04
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Psychology Dr. Thilo Womelsdorf's Attention-Circuits-Control Laboratory: www.attention-circuits-control.org. We search for applicants to conduct learning and attention experiments in NHP's using large-scale multi-area recordings with laminar probes. Thilo Womelsdorf
2017-06-05 16:26:47
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Psychology Postdoctoral Research Position in Neural Circuits of Learning and Memory in Non-human Primates Kari Hoffman
2017-07-17 09:35:17
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Civil and Environmental Engineering Postdoctoral Research Associate Position at Vanderbilt University. We welcome applications for a post-doctoral position in the Multiscale Computational Mechanics Laboratory (MCML) at Vanderbilt University. MCML is a part of the interdisciplinary Multiscale Modeling and Simulation (MuMS) facility. Professor Caglar Oskay
2017-08-04 15:39:04
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Civil and Environmental Engineering The candidate will conduct research in the broad area of computational solid mechanics and is expected to contribute to one or both of the following ongoing projects: 1) Phase field modeling of the coupling between mechanical stress and electrochemistry related to corrosive dissolution of metal alloys. 2) Wave propagation in acoustic, elastic and viscoelastic media related to ultrasound imaging of biological tissues. Ravindra Duddu
2017-08-07 17:47:38
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Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuroimaging, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine: www.woodwardlab.com. The Woodward lab is excited to announce a newly available Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuroimaging. Supported by a combination of federal funding and an endowment, the Fellow will work on studies examining brain dysconnectivity and cognitive impairment in psychotic disorders. The Fellow will also have opportunities to pursue additional scientific research interests through access to large-scale datasets, including a repository of clinical, cognitive, neuroimaging, and genetic data collected on healthy subjects and individuals with a psychotic disorder; and several publically-available datasets (e.g. Human Connectome Project, Autism Brain Imaging Data Exchange, etc.). Neil D. Woodward, Ph.D.
2017-08-28 09:10:50
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Earth & Environmental Sciences, Vanderbilt University Postdoctoral Fellow. Start date in Fall 2017 (exact date negotiable). Initial appointment through Summer 2018, with possibility of renewal depending on progress and availability of funds (extension for at least one additional year anticipated). Dr. Guil Gualda
2017-08-28 09:33:45
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VU Department of Teaching and Learning Exploring in Diversifying Engineering Faculty Initiative (EDEFI) Postdoctoral Research Fellow The Vanderbilt University Department of Teaching and Learning is pleased to invite applications from qualified candidates for a one year postdoctoral research position in our department. This is a full-time, 12- month appointment with regular working hours, benefits, etc., optimally beginning in September 2017. EDEFI (pronounced “edify”) investigates the institutional, technical, social, and cultural factors that affect decision-making, career choices, and career satisfaction for engineering and computing doctoral students, candidates, postdoctoral researchers, and faculty who have been marginalized by race and/or gender. EDEFI also looks at ways those factors contribute to the current underrepresentation of these marginalized groups in engineering and computing faculty positions. We pay special attention to increasing the numbers of Black faculty in these positions. Visit our website at: Blackengineeringphd.org Drs. Ebony McGee and Monica Cox (c/o Monica Ridgeway)
2017-09-12 11:55:04
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Pediatrics A postdoctoral position in Vascular Biology is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Elaine Shelton in the Division of Neonatology, a translational vascular development lab in the department of Pediatrics. We are interested in understanding the molecular and genetic regulation of an essential fetal blood vessel known as the ductus arteriosus (DA). Our lab uses cell culture techniques, intact mouse vessels, myography assays, whole animal models of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), and human DA tissue samples in a three-pronged approach to better understand this unique vessel. Elaine Shelton, PhD
2017-09-12 17:44:35
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Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center The Vanderbilt Training Program in the Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer (Vanderbilt MAGEC) is currently accepting applications for postdoctoral fellowships. The program is specifically designed for candidates with a PhD in epidemiology or genetics with an interest in cancer research, or for MDs with an MPH degree or working experience in epidemiology. The goal of the program is to assist fellows in launching an independent career in epidemiological research. Nan Kennedy
2017-09-22 13:14:32
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Biological Sciences A post-doctoral position is available to work on an exciting project to explore the role of olfactory receptor expression and evolution Anopheline malaria vector mosquitoes. LJ Zwiebel, PhD
2017-10-04 10:17:54
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Civil and Environmental Engineering Postdoctoral research fellow position in data-driven risk analysis and resilience modeling of infrastructure systems Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University Hiba Baroud, PhD
2017-10-04 17:20:50
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Biomedical Engineering Postdoctoral Scholar in Cancer Metastasis and Nanomedicine Michael King, PhD
2017-10-11 16:38:07
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EECS The Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence and Visual Analogical Systems at Vanderbilt University is currently accepting applications for a post-doctoral researcher in the area of computer vision, cognitive systems, and developmental science. Maithilee Kunda, PhD
2017-10-24 09:32:02
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Division of Nephrology and Hypertension We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join the Billy Hudson lab in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension. The research program is focused on structure and function of renal extracellular matrix in normal and disease states Billy Hudson, PhD
2017-10-26 16:06:18
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Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Cognitive Modeling The Judgment and Decision-making lab in the Department of Psychology at Vanderbilt University seeks applicants for a postdoctoral researcher position on cognitive modeling. The lab takes a joint experimental and computational modeling approach to study human judgment, decision-making, and reasoning. Current projects in the lab include decision-making in dynamically changing environments, multi-alternative and multi-attribute choice, and diagnostic decision-making based on medical images. For more information about the lab, please visit: http://www.psy.vanderbilt.edu/jdmlab/index.html Jennifer Trueblood, PhD
2017-10-30 16:05:40
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Biological Sciences We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our lab studying DNA replication and genome stability in the context of development. Our lab uses the powerful developmental systems available in Drosophila melanogaster to understand how the DNA replication program is regulated during development to ensure genome stability. Jared Nordman, PhD
2017-11-02 09:58:14
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Electrical Engineering & Computer Science The Mobile Application computinG, optimizatioN, and secUrity Methods Research Group at Vanderbilt University is currently accepting applications for a post-doctoral researcher in the area of approximate computing, cyber-security, and mobile/cloud applications. Jules White, PhD
2017-11-06 10:15:52
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Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care A postdoctoral position is immediately available to study the role of the airway epithelium in mucosal defense in health and in chronic airway diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Bradley W. Richmond, MD, PhD
2017-11-08 16:59:01
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Biomedical Engineering The Grissom lab seeks a postdoctoral fellow with a PhD in Biomedical Engineering or a related field, to develop machine learning-based radiofrequency pulse design methods for ultra-high field magnetic resonance imaging. The ideal candidate will have expertise in machine learning, MRI physics, and MRI pulse sequence programming. William Grissom, PhD
2017-11-17 08:44:43
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Physics and Astronomy Postdoctoral position in theoretical / computational biology. William Holmes, PhD
2017-11-30 16:08:56
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Otolaryngology Postdoctoral Fellow Position to study the roles of mechanical signaling pathways in cancer and wound healing. Aron Parekh, PhD
2017-12-06 16:32:00
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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Autism sensory neuroimaging postdoc Carissa Cascio, PhD
2017-12-13 11:52:02
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Medicine Seeking applications for a post-doctoral position with a desire to study immunology using patient samples and mouse models of asthma at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Dawn Newcomb, PhD
2017-12-14 09:13:55
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Institute for Software Integrated Systems Seeking a Post Doctoral Researcher in Resilient and Secure Cyber-Physical Systems Xenofon Koutsoukos, PhD
2018-01-05 14:58:47
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Biochemistry Postdoctoral Position - Epigenomics and Gene Regulation Emily Hodges, PhD
2018-01-09 14:03:24
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Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowships in Model-based Cognitive Neuroscience at Vanderbilt Department of Psychology Vanderbilt Vision Research Center We eagerly seek postdoctoral fellows to join research projects in model-based cognitive neuroscience, developing and testing computational models of visual cognition that connect behavior and brain data. Thomas Palmeri, PhD
2018-01-22 14:14:46
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Biological Sciences & Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology Postdoctoral position in functional genetics of animal-microbe symbioses Seth Bordenstein, PhD
2018-01-26 09:29:30
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Owen Graduate School of Management-Marketing Two-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Marketing Kelly Haws, MBA, PhD
2018-01-31 13:40:21
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Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science Postdoc Position in Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science Mark Does, PhD
2018-02-01 13:39:32
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Division of Epidemiology Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Cancer Epidemiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center Shaneda Warren Andersen, PhD
2018-02-01 13:58:58
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Infectious Diseases The Das Laboratory at the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow to contribute to projects that use a systems biology approach to study microbiome-host interactions in health and disease. Suman Das, PhD
2018-02-05 11:47:15
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Hematology and Oncology (Medicine) Post-doctoral fellow position in the laboratory of Dr. Christine Lovly. The Lovly Lab specializes in translational lung cancer research, signal transduction, mechanisms of adaptive and acquired resistance to targeted therapies, genomics, and personalized structural biology. Christine Lovly, MD, PhD
2018-02-07 11:07:56
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Neurology We are seeking a highly motivated, innovative and results-oriented post-doctoral fellow with a strong background in neuroscience and psychiatry to join the laboratory of Dr. Dane Chetkovich. The Chetkovich lab is a dynamic, federally-funded laboratory and carries a wide range of projects and great career training opportunities for post-docs. Our research focuses on the mechanism studies of hyperpolarization-activated cyclic nucleotide-gated (HCN) channel in epilepsy and depression. Dane Chetkovich, MD, PhD
2018-02-13 11:43:32
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Dean The Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University is offering two‐year post‐doctoral fellowships for newly‐graduating Ph.D.s in Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, or other closely-related fields, covering topics such as employment relationships, human capital, compensation, ethics, and negotiation, cross-cultural management, employee voice, and diversity. Kathy Boozer
2018-02-13 11:47:18
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Biological Sciences Postdoctoral position in Biological Sciences James Patton, PhD
2018-02-13 11:49:39
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Medicine Immediate opening for a post-doctoral fellow position in the laboratory of Dr. Jeremy Goettel in The Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Jeremy Goettel, PhD
2018-02-14 13:39:21
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Physics and Astronomy Postdoctoral Fellow in Astrophysics Kelly Holley-Bockelmann, PhD
2018-02-14 13:43:25
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Dean's Office/Owen Graduate School of Management The Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University is offering a two‐year post‐doctoral fellowship for a newly‐graduating Ph.D. in Accounting, with research interests in financial and/or auditing. Kathy Boozer
2018-02-19 09:44:24
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Biomedical Engineering Three research positions are currently available at the Vanderbilt Biophotonics Center (VBC) starting immediately. We are seeking recent PhDs in any relevant discipline with expertise in each of the following areas (a) Biomedical optical instrumentation and super-resolution microscopy (b) optical imaging and image processing and (c) Neuroscience methods/neurophotonics. Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, PhD
2018-02-19 11:09:05
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Physics and Astronomy Postdoc position in the CMS Particle Physics Group Will Johns, PhD
2018-02-19 11:57:40
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Biostatistics Postdoctoral fellowships to develop and apply novel statistical methods and sampling designs to address data errors in electronic health records data Bryan Shepherd, PhD
2018-03-02 13:20:28
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Physics and Astronomy Postdoctoral Fellow in Biological Physics Shane Hutson, PhD
2018-03-06 12:52:00
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Office of the Dean/Owen Graduate School of Management The Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University is offering a two‐year post‐doctoral fellowship for a newly‐graduating Ph.D. in Finance or Economics, with research interests in financial economics. Kathy Boozer
2018-03-08 09:14:46
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Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Postdoctoral position available in the Karakas lab Erkan Karakas, PhD
2018-03-15 11:01:26
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Pharmacology and Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery We are seeking a motivated individual for a postdoctoral position within the Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery to explore the role and therapeutic potential of modulation of metabotropic glutamate receptor 7 in various neurological, psychiatric, and neurodevelopmental disorders. Colleen Niswender, PhD
2018-04-13 11:14:30
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Institute for Software Integrated Systems Post-doctoral Researcher in Data Sciences for Educational Environments Gautam Biswas
2018-04-16 11:44:53
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Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Seeking a postdoctoral researcher in adversarial machine learning for network systems, including social networks and CPS. Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, PhD
2018-04-20 15:32:05
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Department of Medicine, and Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology Postdoctoral position in Tumor Immunology Mary Philip, MD, PhD
2018-04-20 16:03:59
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Biomedical Engineering Postdoctoral associate in matrix biology Cynthia Reinhart-King, PhD
2018-04-23 10:56:05
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Earth & Environmental Sciences Postdoctoral Scholar, Research, microwave sensing of clouds and precipitation Ralf Bennartz, PhD
2018-04-23 10:57:09
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Earth & Environmental Sciences Postdoctoral Scholar, Research, atmospheric radiative transfer theory. Ralf Bennartz, PhD
2018-05-03 13:58:52
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Dermatology & Biomedical Engineering Vanderbilt Cutaneous Imaging Clinic (VCIC) Post-doctoral Opportunity in Cutaneous Image Analysis Eric Tkaczyk, MD, PhD
2018-05-03 14:05:02
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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Two (2) postdoctoral fellowships available, one in AI/computer science and one in psychology/education, to contribute to research on innovative, AI-based educational technologies for students on the autism spectrum. Maithilee Kunda, PhD
2018-05-14 10:25:35
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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (VUMC) Clinical-Research Post-Doctoral Position at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, to investigate the structure and measurement of repetitive thinking in autism and in depression. Katherine Gotham, PhD
2018-05-23 17:31:13
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Institute for Software Integrated Systems Two postdoctoral positions are available with the Vanderbilt Initiative for Smart cities Operation and Research (VISOR) at the Institute for Software integrated systems, in the area of smart and connected communities Abhishek Dubey, PhD
2018-05-29 10:57:58
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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (VUMC) Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuroimaging of Brain Development Neil Woodward, PhD
2018-05-30 14:15:27
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Discipline Open Vanderbilt University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in TEI/MEI as part of the Digital Cultural Heritage Research Cluster situated within the Vanderbilt University Center for Digital Humanities. Lynn Ramey, PhD
2018-05-30 15:17:44
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Civil and Environmental Engineering Postdoctoral position for up to 2 years focused on geochemical speciation-based reactive transport of constituents in cementitious materials and interactions at interfaces with the atmosphere and earth materials. David Kosson, PhD
2018-06-01 08:29:21
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Biomedical Engineering The Rubinov lab at Vanderbilt University Biomedical Engineering analyzes and models brain networks across modalities, species and scales. We are recruiting a motivated postdoctoral researcher to join our lab. The position will be based at the Department of Biomedical Engineering and will be supervised by Dr. Mika Rubinov. There will be opportunities to develop exciting research ideas at the intersection of systems neuroscience, evolutionary neuroscience, network science and data science, and to collaborate with leading investigators at Vanderbilt University and Janelia Research Campus (Howard Hughes Medical Institute). Mikail Rubinov, PhD
2018-06-04 08:45:32
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Department of Hearing & Speech Sciences Postdoctoral position available to study diagnosis and consequences of noise exposures in animal models Ramnarayan Ramachandran, PhD
2018-06-04 09:52:05
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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Postdoctoral Position in Metabolic Engineering of Diatoms, Jamey Young’s Lab at Vanderbilt University Jamey Young, PhD
2018-06-06 09:55:27
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Peabody Research Institute Tennessee Education Research Alliance (TERA) Postdoctoral Fellowship in Research on Education Policy and Practice Erin O'Hara
2018-07-13 07:30:41
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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Seeking motivated post-doctoral candidates to develop their translational research career in imaging and image analysis of cutaneous manifestations of cancer and its treatments. Benoit Dawant, PhD
2018-07-18 10:52:41
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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Postdoctoral Position in Multimodal Multiplexed Immunoimaging with Nanostructures in Prof. Rizia Bardhan's Lab at Vanderbilt University. Rizia Bardhan, PhD
2018-07-23 09:05:32
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Physics and Astronomy Assistant Director of the Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-PhD Bridge Program Kelly Holley-Bockelmann, PhD
2018-07-23 09:08:56
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Biological Sciences NIH-funded postdoctoral position Structure & mechanism in membrane trafficking and autophagy Vanderbilt University Lauren Jackson, PhD
2018-07-23 09:16:51
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Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Position available to study how transcriptional regulators influence human islet alpha and beta cell activity under normal and pathophysiological conditions Roland Stein, PhD
2018-07-26 08:08:55
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Biostatistics Postdoctoral fellowship to develop statistical methods and statistical machine learning algorithms to construct a system for population pharmacokinetic (PK) and pharmacodynamic (PD) studies using electronic health records (EHRs) data. Leena Choi, PhD
2018-08-07 10:53:43
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Neurology Postdoctoral Fellowship Leveraging Neuroimaging and Human Genomic Techniques to Study Alzheimer's Disease Timothy Hohman, PhD
2018-08-07 10:59:20
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Department of Radiology, VUIIS Postdoctoral Fellow position available to work in the field of MRI physics and engineering at the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS). Saikat Sengupta, PhD
2018-08-07 16:54:50
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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science We are seeking candidates for two Postdoctoral Fellow positions in medical image analysis. The postdoctoral fellows will support neuroimaging projects on the development of image analysis algorithms for the study of Huntington’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Ipek Oguz, PhD
2018-08-13 09:33:40
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Neurological Surgery Postdoctoral Fellow Opportunity in Human Neuroimaging at the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS) Dario Englot, MD, PhD
2018-08-20 14:59:14
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Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Sciences A post-doctoral position is available for motivated researcher at the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Sciences. Mingfeng Bai, PhD
2018-08-20 15:34:12
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Neurology Postdoctoral Fellow Opportunity in homeostatic synaptic plasticity and epilepsy at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Chengwen Zhou, PhD
2018-08-23 10:25:45
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Civil and Environmental Engineering Postdoctoral position for up to 2 years focused on groundwater remediation and decision making under uncertainty Jesus Gomez-Velez, PhD
2018-09-05 14:07:58
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Pediatrics / Vanderbilt Kennedy Center One year psychology postdoctoral fellowship focused on autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including assessment, outreach, and behavioral consultation activities. See full description for previous training requirements. Amy Weitlauf, PhD
2018-09-05 14:10:30
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Psychology Postdoctoral Position in Vision and Computational Neuroscience Frank Tong, PhD
2018-09-05 15:41:45
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School of Nursing Postdoctoral Position at School of Nursing Judy Vesterfelt
2018-09-11 17:29:48
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Neurology Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Neuroscience Daniel Claassen, MD, MS
2018-09-12 08:25:24
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Medicine, Biochemistry & Pharmacology New lipid structural biology & enzymology postdoc position Ray Blind, PhD
2018-09-14 15:07:15
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Medicine VUMC Postdoc position (starting January 2019) to investigate the significance of cardiac ion channel variants to the individuals who carry them Brett Kroncke, PhD
2018-09-24 08:07:51
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Biological Sciences Postdoctoral position in membrane biology with relevance to diet-induced obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Todd Graham, PhD
2018-09-28 09:32:49
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Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Postdoctoral position to investigate pancreatic islet ion channels that control hormone secretion and their therapeutic potential for treating diabetes. David Jacobson, PhD
2018-09-28 09:34:46
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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Postdoctoral Position in Isotope-Based Metabolomics Jamey Young, PhD
2018-10-12 11:49:34
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Section of Surgical Sciences Research in a multiply-funded, multidisciplinary program to investigate the origin and progression of precancerous metaplasia in the stomach. Research is focused on questions of identity and function of pre-cancerous stem cells and the relationship of intrinsic and extrinsic immune cells as well as stromal cells to influence their progressive intestinalization and evolution to cancer. Jim Goldenring, MD, PhD
2018-10-16 08:37:08
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Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity in Brain Mechanisms of Attention René Marois, PhD
2018-10-19 15:53:35
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Mechanical Engineering A postdoctoral position for a researcher with expertise in robotics and medical robotics in the research group of Professor Nabil Simaan. Nabil Simaan, PhD
2018-11-12 10:50:42
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Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Quantitative Single Cell Systems Biology Gregor Neuert, PhD
2018-11-12 10:52:15
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Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Single Cell Cancer Biology Gregor Neuert, PhD
2018-11-26 14:49:02
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Orthopaedics A postdoctoral position is available in the Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The primary goal of the research for this position is to identify matrix-related factors that explain the diabetes- and age-related increase in fracture risk. Jeff Nyman, PhD
2018-11-26 14:57:21
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Division of Genetic Medicine Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Vanderbilt Genetics Institute. The Ng lab focus on studies of the genetic architecture of cardiometabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, diabetic nephropathy, obesity and cardiovascular diseases, and have particular interest in admixed population of African ancestry. Maggie Ng, PhD
2018-12-03 09:46:43
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Data Science Institute The Data Science Institute (DSI) at Vanderbilt University invites applications for its first cohort of DSI postdoctoral fellows. Fellows will be expected to carry out an independent research program in collaboration with one or more faculty mentors who are affiliated with the DSI. Amanda Harding
2018-12-07 15:47:51
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Cell and Developmental Biology An immediate opening for a postdoctoral position in cancer stem cell biology exists at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Ken Lau, PhD
2018-12-07 15:49:54
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Otolaryngology (Music Cognition Lab), collaboration w/ Genetic Medicine A highly interdisciplinary postdoctoral fellow position focused on the genetics of language and music traits. Reyna Gordon, PhD
2018-12-07 15:50:46
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Psychology & Human Development Postdoctoral position available in the Little Learners Lab, focusing on early scientific literacy Amy Booth, PhD
2018-12-11 10:02:06
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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Postdoctoral position in nanomedicine to develop gold/liposomal hybrid nanoparticles for diagnostic and therapeutic applications Rizia Bardhan, PhD
2018-12-17 15:52:17
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Organization Studies, Owen Graduate School of Management Two‐year post‐doctoral fellowships for newly‐graduating PhDs in organizational behavior, human resource management, or other closely-related fields, covering topics such as employment relationships, human capital, compensation, ethics, and negotiation, cross-cultural management, employee voice, and diversity. Kathy Boozer
2018-12-26 17:58:56
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Biological Sciences Two postdoctoral positions are offered to join the Bordenstein Lab in the Departments of Biological Sciences and Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology. The candidates will join one of two projects on human microbiomes and animal-microbe symbioses. Seth Bordenstein, PhD
2019-01-04 09:53:01
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Teaching and Learning The Department of Teaching and Learning (DTL) at Peabody College at Vanderbilt seeks candidates interested in pursuing post-doctoral study (3-years) in association with the Fisk-Vanderbilt Regional Center of Excellence. Centers of Excellence support recruitment and retention of minority undergraduate and graduate students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Nicole Joseph, PhD
2019-01-04 10:17:18
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Cardiac Surgery The Department of Cardiac Surgery within the Section of Surgical Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN, is seeking candidates for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cardiac Surgery to join a team studying clinical outcomes in heart failure, heart transplant, and mechanical circulatory support/ECMO. Vanderbilt University Medical Center has the second largest heart transplant program in the country and the selected fellow will work with all department faculty and be mentored by Ashish Shah, M.D., Department Chair of Cardiac Surgery. Ashish Shah, MD
2019-01-04 10:21:23
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Biomedical Engineering The Bowden Laboratory for Biomedical Optics seeks a new postdoc with expertise in programming and computer vision and an interest in biomedical applications to join our lab for an exciting project to poised to make a major impact in the medical fields of urology and gastroenterology. Audrey Bowden, PhD
2019-01-04 10:24:52
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Electrical Engineering Postdoctoral positions are available in the Medical-image Analysis and Statistical Interpretation (MASI) Lab at the intersection of high-performance computing, medical imaging processing (magnetic resonance image and computed tomography), and diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging. The MASI Lab concentrates on analyzing large-scale cross-sectional and longitudinal neuroimaging data. Specifically, we are interested in population characterization with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), multi-parametric studies (DTI, sMRI, qMRI), and shape modeling. Bennett Landman, PhD
2019-01-14 15:53:51
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Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Projects available in the program: Investigating human islet α function using a novel glucagon-less mouse model. Defining the role of the human MAFA and MAFB transcription factors in human α and β cell development and function. Examining how islet-enriched transcriptional coregulators impact human islet cells. Roland Stein, PhD
2019-01-15 14:57:58
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Radiation Oncology Postdoc in Experimental Radiation Oncology / Neuroscience John Eley, PhD
2019-01-23 13:48:17
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Psychology & Human Development Postdoctoral position available in developmental cognitive neuroscience at The Numerical Brain Lab, Peabody College, Vanderbilt. Gavin Price, PhD
2019-01-24 16:34:45
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Division of Cardiovascular Medicine We have an opening for a postdoctoral candidate to investigate determinants of alpha-aminoadipic acid and relationship to diabetes. Jane Ferguson, PhD
2019-01-25 15:21:29
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Dean's Office/Owen Graduate School of Management Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Operations Management and Quantitative Methods at Vanderbilt University Kathy Boozer
2019-02-06 08:17:09
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Ophthalmology A postdoctoral position is available immediately in Ophthalmology for a research project focusing on deriving phenotypically normal human retinal cells from pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) harboring genomic and mitochondrial mutations for translational applications in patient care. Edward Chaum, MD PhD
2019-02-12 10:31:06
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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Postdoctoral position in systems neuroscience for the study of hippocampal regulation of social and aggressive behaviors Alan Lewis, MD PhD
2019-02-26 15:43:37
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Medicine A postdoctoral position is available in the Nam lab for a highly motivated candidate who is interested in the research fields of “heart regeneration”, “stem cell biology”, “reprogramming”, and “gene therapy”. Young-Jae Nam, MD, PhD
2019-03-08 16:16:43
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Teaching and Learning Postdoctoral research fellow position with Dr. Rich Milner of Peabody College, Department of Teaching and Learning, beginning in Fall 2019. Rich Milner, PhD
2019-03-08 16:26:42
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Biomedical Engineering Seeking PhDs who can work at the intersection of neuroscience and biophotonics. Jean Alley
2019-03-13 14:14:46
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Mechanical Engineering Open position for materials synthesis and characterization of all solid state batteries. Experience with physics based modeling and electrochemical characterization techniques are necessary. Kelsey Hatzell, PhD
2019-03-19 12:54:33
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Surgical Sciences Postdoctoral position in a Cancer Biology Laboratory working in cell signaling, transcriptional regulation, host-tumor interactions, and inflammatory regulation in GI tract cancers. R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD
2019-03-27 13:54:39
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Pediatrics Postdoctoral position studying Coronavirus Evolution Mark Denison, MD
2019-04-01 10:46:31
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Center for Science Outreach / Department of Teaching and Learning Postdoctoral research position available for those with interests in K-12 outreach to urban schools; teaching at the elementary, middle, or high school level; and curriculum development and implementation in interdisciplinary science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Jennifer Ufnar, PhD
2019-04-04 10:56:42
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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences An immediate opening for a postdoctoral position exists in Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The position involves the provision of individual CBT to adults, consultation and assessment services to larger interdisciplinary treatment teams, involvement in grant-funded research providing individual MI and group CBT for pain management, and engagement in teaching of evidence-based psychotherapies to psychiatric residents. Sonia Matwin, PhD
2019-04-04 11:08:45
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Institute for Software Integrated Systems Professor Biswas’ research group in Modeling and Simulation of Complex Systems (MACS) at the Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS) and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Vanderbilt University has an opening for a post-doctoral researcher in the area of Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) and Control. Gautam Biswas, PhD
2019-04-08 09:21:59
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Owen Graduate School The Owen Graduate School at Vanderbilt is offering a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Marketing for newly-graduating Ph.D.s commencing in the Fall of 2019. Kathy Boozer
2019-04-10 09:35:50
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Biomedical Informatics The Hughey Lab is seeking exceptional individuals to join the team. NIH-funded positions are available to start immediately. Jake Hughey, PhD
2019-04-25 07:39:20
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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Postdoctoral position in functional neuroimaging data analysis Catie Chang, PhD
2019-04-25 07:40:58
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Biomedical Engineering The Reinhart-King Lab at Vanderbilt seeks postdoctoral associates to join our group focused on studying tumor progression with a focus on metastasis and angiogenesis. We are seeking new therapeutic targets and approaches to prevent tumor growth. Current members of the lab are an interdisciplinary group with expertise across cell and molecular biology and engineering. Cynthia Reinhart-King, PhD
2019-04-25 07:56:58
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Vanderbilt University Center for Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow in 3D digital content for Digital Cultural Heritage Ole Molvig, PhD
2019-04-30 16:43:43
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Teaching and Learning The position is funded by an NSF project that aims to investigate and support how young children can learn science through embodied interactions. The postdoctoral fellow will work closely with Noel Enyedy on all phases of the project including: designing and co-leading activities with teachers and children, professional development; data collection, analysis, and the publication of results. Noel Enyedy, PhD
2019-05-02 16:06:00
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Genetic Medicine Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Genetic Medicine Maggie Ng, PhD
2019-05-02 16:08:47
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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seeking a computational scientist/engineer to perform postdoctoral research on the fundamentals of capacitive energy storage systems Peter Cummings, PhD
2019-05-07 16:53:50
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Medicine-Nephrology A NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowship is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Roberto Vanacore to investigate molecular mechanisms of renal fibrosis in chronic kidney disease. Roberto Vanacore, PhD
2019-05-09 13:06:43
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Sociology/Curb Center for Art, Enterprise & Public Policy The Curb Center at Vanderbilt invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Arts & Public Policy as part of the Curb Center at Vanderbilt’s Public Policy program, to begin August 1, 2019. Kimberly Kane
2019-05-14 13:30:04
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Neurology The Bagnato's Lab in the Neuroimaging Unit of the Neuro-immunology Division is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral research fellow working in the clinical application of newly developed MRI techniques as they apply to the studying and understanding of multiple sclerosis, both in vivo and post mortem. Francesca Bagnato, MD, PhD
2019-05-14 13:34:00
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Medicine/Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism Postdoctoral position available: Obesity-Associated Cardiovascular Disease, Vanderbilt John Stafford, MD, PhD
2019-05-23 12:03:31
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Center for Biomedical Ethics & Society A new full time post-doctoral position in the Vanderbilt Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society focusing on ethical, legal, and social issues in genetics and genomics is available as early as the summer of 2019. The position is available for one year, with a potential for renewal for an additional year. Ellen Clayton, MD, JD
2019-05-23 12:04:32
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Biological Sciences Postdoctoral position to study mechanisms of vesicular transport Todd Graham, PhD
2019-05-23 12:06:21
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Neurology/Neuroimmunology Postdoctoral position in neuroimmunology to uncover the mechanism of neural repair in the CNS Subramaniam Sriram, MB,BS
2019-05-23 12:07:15
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Neurology/Neuroimmunology The position is for a 2 year postdoctoral position in neurology/neuro-immunology. Subramaniam Sriram, MB,BS
2019-06-07 11:46:19
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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Postdoc position available in Ocular Development and Regeneration Laboratory Sabine Fuhrmann, PhD
2019-06-12 07:43:07
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Medicine/ Allergy Pulmonary A postdoctoral position is immediately available for a highly motivated, dynamic and energetic Ph.D. or M.D., Ph.D., to study the molecular determinants of lung cancer development in different model systems in vitro, preclinical models and humans. Pierre Massion, MD
2019-06-26 13:35:59
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Mechanical Engineering Post-doctoral position in Mechanical Engineering for research in Biomechanics Karl Zelik, PhD
2019-06-28 08:02:00
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Biomedical Engineering Exploring the role of cadherin-11 in cardiovascular disease David Merryman, PhD
2019-07-04 10:33:09
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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science The Vanderbilt University Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science seeks a Postdoctoral Researcher, ideally with expertise in STEM Education and Higher Education (or other social science field) to assist with the data collection, analysis, and dissemination of research on “Professoriate Bound,” an online coaching program that we designed for Black engineering and computing doctoral students across the country who are interested in academic careers. William Robinson, PhD
2019-07-08 14:09:18
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Neurology Postdoc position immediately available in Neuroimaging/Neuroscience Daniel O. Claassen, M.D., M.S.
2019-07-10 16:55:41
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Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Postdoc Position in Vanderbilt Multiscale Modeling and Simulation (MuMS) Center Clare McCabe, PhD
2019-08-14 16:30:39
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Neurology, Stroke Division Schrag Lab at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has an opening for a post-doctoral researcher to study shared molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease and cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Matthew Schrag, MD, PhD
2019-08-22 09:13:26
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Medicine, Biochemistry and Pharmacology Chemical genetics to explore gene expression and histone acetylation. Ray Blind, PhD
2019-09-10 17:15:38
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Biomedical Engineering We are recruiting a motivated research assistant to help pursue a project on integrative statistical models of neuroscience networks. Mikail Rubinov, PhD
2019-09-23 10:14:18
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Physics & Astronomy The Vanderbilt Initiative in Data-Intensive Astrophysics (VIDA) announces the 2019 Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunity in Multi-messenger Astrophysics (MMA). We expect to appoint at least one Fellow specifically in gravitational-wave astrophysics and data analysis in Professor Stephen Taylor’s VIPER Group (Vanderbilt Initiative in Probes of Extreme Relativity); candidates in these areas are particularly encouraged to apply, although exceptional candidates in all areas will be considered. Stephen Taylor, PhD
2019-10-07 15:10:22
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Anesthesiology Postdoctoral fellowship position in ion channel drug discovery Jerod Denton, PhD
2019-10-07 15:11:49
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Mechanical Engineering Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the area of Data-driven Optimal Control and Reinforcement Learning Jean Miller
2019-10-07 15:12:34
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Mechanical Engineering Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the area of Variable Stiffness Robotics to develop a Superhuman Augmentation Technology Jean Miller
2019-10-07 15:14:15
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Physics & Astronomy Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position at Vanderbilt University to work in the group of Prof. Jessie Runnoe with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey V. Jessie Runnoe, PhD
2019-10-08 08:47:52
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Biochemistry The Quaranta Lab at Vanderbilt University has an opening for a post-doctoral researcher to study drug sensitivity of Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC) using computational and experimental approaches. Amanda Linkous, PhD
2019-10-18 10:16:47
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Biochemistry & Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology Postdoc position researching RNA-based mechanisms of oncogenic viral infections John Karijolich, PhD
2019-10-24 15:01:46
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Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science for developing diamond vacuum microelectronic devices and advanced energy storage devices. Weng Kang, PhD
2019-10-24 15:14:08
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Medicine Health and Society Postdoctoral position at Vanderbilt University in LGBT Aging, Social Networks, and Policy Tara McKay, PhD
2019-10-28 10:20:09
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Electrical Engineering Two postdoctoral positions are available in the Medical-image Analysis and Statistical Interpretation (MASI) Lab at the intersection of high-performance computing, medical imaging processing (cardiac and pulmonary and computed tomography). Bennett Landman, PhD
2019-11-08 15:10:07
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Psychology, Computer Science Neuroscience postdoc position available for electrophysiological recordings of neural networks in nonhuman primates. Thilo Womelsdorf, PhD
2019-11-15 10:59:34
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Institute for Medicine and Public Health The Center for Asthma Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center invites applications for a Postdoctoral fellow researcher interested in pursuing a career in pharmacoepidemiologic research, early life environmental risk factors identification and disease primary prevention. Salisha Marryshow