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
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: // medicine.iu.edu/internal-medicine/specialties/general
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. regenstrief.org/centers/iu-center-for-aging-research/
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
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.
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
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
You will be required to upload a current curriculum vitae, letter of interest,
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
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How did you hear about this position?
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Letter of Application
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