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Indiana U. Two postdocs on "Common Themes in Reproductive Diversity"
Jobs & Postdocs
Posted Aug 16
The COMMON THEMES IN REPRODUCTIVE DIVERSITY PROGRAM (a multi-disciplinary program within The Indiana University College of Arts + Sciences) has 2 open positions for 2-year NIH traineeships to support broadly integrative training in the areas of sexual reproduction and development. Training will focus on behavior and physiology in humans and other animals and will address key questions in three related themes: (1) genetic, epigenetic, environmental, and parental contributions to reproductive and social behavior; (2) the origins and expression of differences among the sexes; and (3) sex and immunity in health and disease.

Indiana University's excellent support for research and its globally recognized strengths in animal behavior, endocrinology, human sexual health, evolution and development will ensure high quality training. PhD in biology, psychology, neuroscience, anthropology, gender studies, or a related field is required. Funding is from an NIH T32 training grant, "Common Themes in Reproductive Diversity."
Applicants should make initial contact with one or more members of the 20+ training faculty (, who might serve as primary mentors, to develop possible research/training projects. Additional information about applying is available on the CTRD website (
Review of applications will begin as soon as 1 October 2018.  Positions begin as early as June 2019. Consideration of applications will continue until positions are filled. Applicants from groups underrepresented in science are encouraged.
Bloomington is a vibrant college town located in scenic southern Indiana, close to several natural parks and wilderness areas, and it enjoys a local culture exceptionally rich in music, art, and theater. The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or veteran status.