Apply to IRACDA

The University of Kansas / Haskell Indian Nations University Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (IRACDA) postdoctoral training program is currently recruiting postdoctoral fellows to begin August 2014. Please see the IRACDA Position Description for more information about the available positions.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Applicants must complete their doctoral degree before beginning their postdoctoral training.
  • Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups and institutions are encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

  • The official application is available online at https://employment.ku.edu (Search "staff openings" then "IRACDA").
  • Return letters of support to Ms. Peggy Williams at the address indicated on the official online application or atpwilliam@ku.edu.
  • Initial review date: Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Identifying a research mentor at KU:

A research lab and mentor should be identified prior to applying to the program, and applicants should contact their potential research mentor prior to completing the official online application. The PI is available to assist in the identification of potential research labs. IRACDA faculty mentors include:

Name
Department
Aldrich, Jane Medicinal Chemistry
Aube, Jeff Medicinal Chemistry
Berkland, Cory Bioengineering / Pharmaceutical Chemistry
David, Sunil Medicinal Chemistry
Dobrowsky, Rick Pharmacology & Toxicology
Hanson, Paul Chemistry
Kelly, John Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Krise, Jeff Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Lamb, Audrey Molecular Biosciences
Lundquist, Erik Molecular Biosciences
Lunte, Craig Chemistry
Lunte, Susan Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Michaelis, Eli Pharmacology & Toxicology
Muma, Nancy Pharmacology & Toxicology
Oakley, Berl Molecular Biosciences
Orr, James Molecular Biosciences
Peterson, Blake Medicinal Chemistry
Prisinzano, Tom Medicinal Chemistry
Schoeneich, Christian Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Scott, Emily Medicinal Chemistry
Siahaan, Teruna Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Xu, Liang Molecular Biosciences
Yan, Shirley ShiDu Pharmacology & Toxicology

 

Established faculty members of interest to the applicant may be considered at the PI's discretion. Please contact Dr. Blake Peterson to determine the eligibility of a potential mentor at KU who is not on the list.

For information about the program, please contact:

Dr. Blake Peterson
Regents Distinguished Professor, Medicinal Chemistry
PI, KU / Haskell IRACDA Program
brpeters@ku.edu
(785)864-8156

For assistance with the application process, please contact:

Office for Diversity in Science Training
odst@ku.edu
(785)864-7316


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