UNC T32 Post-Doctoral Research Training Program – 2020 

The University of North Carolina is recruiting for a two-year post-doctoral fellowship position to conduct research on the early brain and behavior development in autism, Fragile X Syndrome, Down Syndrome, Angelman Syndrome, and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Prospective applicants would work with a collaborative team of faculty mentors at UNC that include Joe Piven, Heather Hazlett, Martin Styner, and Mark Shen. This research group is part of the Autism Center of Excellence (ACE) – Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS) Network. Extensive opportunities exist with IBIS Network collaborator sites around the United States. Competitive applicants will have a Ph.D. or M.D. and a background in at least one of the following: neuroimaging, neurodevelopmental disorders, and early development. Post-doctoral fellows will be part of an inter-disciplinary NIH T32 research training program in neurodevelopmental disorders at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities. This T32 post-doctoral research training program begins in July 2020: positions are for two years (pending successful review during the first year), and stipend levels follow NIH guidelines. NIH-funded T32 postdoctoral positions are restricted to U.S. citizens and permanent residents only. 

How to Apply / Contact

Deadline for applications is April 1, 2020. Additional information on the program can be found at http://www.cidd.unc.edu/education/default.aspx?id=19. Interested individuals are encouraged to contact Joseph Piven, M.D. at