Scholars Program

The Protein Folding Diseases Initiative seeks individuals with PhD, MD, or MD/PhD degrees with at least two years of postdoctoral research experience and evidence of superlative scientific accomplishment and scholarly promise.  Successful faculty candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous, externally-funded research program, and to become leaders in departmental and program activities, including teaching at the medical, graduate, and/or undergraduate levels.  Primary department affiliation within the medical school will be determined by the applicant's qualifications and by relevance of the applicant's research program to departmental initiatives and focus.  Faculty at all levels of rank are eligible to apply.

Application Instructions:

Please apply to the PFDI Scholars Program to emailing your curriculum vitae (including bibliography), a two to three page research plan, an NIH bio sketch, and three letters of support to Catherine Bearman, PFDI Administrator, at  Please indicate in a short cover letter, your one to two preferred departmental affiliations.

The deadline for application is October 1, 2014.