Postdoctoral Fellowship - General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

Indiana University at Bloomington

United States

June 5, 2022


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Title Postdoctoral Fellowship - General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

Specific Title Postdoc - IU Center for Aging Research Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow Department IUSM - Medicine - General Internal Medicine Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis Position Summary

The Department of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) is offering a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and IU Center for Aging Research at Regenstrief Institute focused on long term care and health policy. We are looking for a person interested in clinical research, implementation of programs, and exploring the impact of health policy on the care of older adults. This person will join a team, under the primary mentorship of Dr. Kathleen Unroe, focused on improving the experience of older adults with long term care needs.

The Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine is the largest division in the School of Medicine and featured a research portfolio of over $20 million in FY2021 and has many initiatives and collaborations with Centers, Institutes, and Programs throughout the University and with other academic and health care institutions. https: //

IU Center for Aging Research is part of the Regenstrief Institute and is a national leader in clinical and applied aging research that includes a diverse group of 16 faculty members who collaborate together and with investigators around the world on research to develop, test, and implement innovative strategies to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare and self-care for medically and socially vulnerable older adults and their caregivers. https: // www.

Opportunities and responsibilities include:

  • Conduct qualitative and/or quantitative research involving older adults with long term care needs. This includes involvement in funded grants, participating in analysis of data, writing manuscripts, and new grant development.
  • As the nation's largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.

    Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate or terminal degree required
  • Recent PhD in nursing, sociology, gerontology, health policy, public health or a related field, or MD with a strong background and interest in clinical research.
  • Experience with qualitative and/or quantitative research methods.
  • Accomplished academic research and writing skills
  • Department Contact for Questions

    Kathleen Unroe MD, MHA Associate Professor of Medicine

    Additional Qualifications Special Instructions

    You will be required to upload a current curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and publication.

    Benefits: We offer a stimulating, interdisciplinary, academic environment and the opportunity to work with a dynamic team of well-funded researchers in aging research. Collaborating closely with faculty investigators at the IU Center for Aging Research the fellow will have the opportunity to build a portfolio of work at a leading medical research campus.

    Review of applications for the fellowship begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    Priority Application Review Deadline Expected Start Date OAA # IUSM014002016

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you hear about this position?
  • Personal Contact: At Professional Meeting or Conference
  • Personal Contact: Direct Contact by Search Committee
  • Personal Contact: Referred by colleague or advisor
  • Personal Contact: School of Medicine recruiter
  • Personal Contact: IUHP Physician Recruiter
  • Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
  • Announcement: Other Website
  • Are you a dual career partner (your partner or spouse is already being recruited)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Application
  • Publication 1
  • Optional Documents

  • List Of References
  • Publication 2
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