T32 Post-Doctoral Fellows Program

Call for Applications: MD, MD/PhD & PhD Post-Doctoral Fellows

Emory T32DK108735 Research Training Program in
Translational GI & Hepatology

Dr. Saul J. Karpen, Program Director
Dr. Mark Czaja, Associate Program Director

Overview of the Program

The Translational GI/Hepatology research training program seeks to recruit and train highly qualified and motivated postdoctoral fellows in Translational Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The training program will emphasize working at the interface between basic biology and translational medicine to fill important gaps in knowledge and therapeutics.

Trainees will develop expertise as digestive health researchers under the oversight and guidance of the Executive Committee, choosing from 14 mentors in Pediatrics, Medicine, Biochemistry and Pathology. The training program incorporates a structured degree program in Masters of Science in Clinical Research or a Certificate in Translational Research, via the Laney Graduate School/Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance (GACTSA) [formerly Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI)].


Postdoctoral candidate must have completed a PhD, MD, MD/PhD degree. Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States at the time of their appointment.

How to Apply
To apply for the Post-Doctoral Translational GI/Hepatology training program, please submit all required documents in PDF file format (suggested font size 12 point) in the order listed below:
  • CV (must include citizenship status).
  • One-page description of previous/proposed research written by the candidate.
  • Appliant narrative of career goals (Half-page).
  • Applicant narrative of interest explanation of how participation in this Translational GI/Hepatology training program would help to achieve goals (Half-page).
  • Letter of nomination/reference from mentor which should include name and telephone number.

For questions regarding the program, please call Dianne Miller, Admin Coordinator, 404-712-2467. Please submit the Application with required documents via email to dmill06@emory.edu - (Subject line: GI-T32 Application 2018).

Deadline for Submission: March 8, 2018