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USAISR Fellowship & Training Opportunities


Postdoctoral, undergraduate, high school and middle school training at the ISR provides the opportunity to enhance research skills in unique trauma and burn research medical disciplines.


FELLOWSHIP / POSTDOCTORAL OPPORTUNITIES

Postdoctoral Research Opportunities in Extremity Trauma & Regenerative Medicine at the US Army Institute of Surgical Research


The Extremity Trauma and Regenerative Medicine Task Area at the United States Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR) is seeking candidates for postdoctoral positions. Qualified candidates must be highly motivated, independent individuals with a PhD in bioengineering, physiology, cell biology, microbiology, or a related field. Candidates must have exceptional laboratory and written communication skills and the ability to work both independently and cooperatively within a team.

The successful candidate will be joining a research program that focuses on the repair of skin, muscle and bone injuries and infection control to improve extremity trauma outcomes. Emphasis is placed on transitioning products from pre-clinical to clinical testing in a collaborative environment involving researchers and clinicians.

The USAISR is co-located with San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC) in San Antonio, TX, which enables the research organization to have a unique in-depth understanding of combat injuries and civilian trauma and the clinical challenges faced by the physicians and surgeons who treat them. This creates a unique environment for translational research.

Eligible candidates include those with an MD or DO degree, at least 2 years of prior clinical training in surgery, and a medical license from any of the US state medical licensing boards. The position is salaried at $45,000 per year. This fellowship is currently not approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Graduate Medical Education. A diploma and a letter of completion are provided to those who successfully complete the program.

To apply, applicants must submit their curriculum vitae, brief description of research interests and career goals, and email contact information for three references to:
usarmy.jbsa.medcom-aisr.list.regenerativemedicine@mail.mil

or through postal mail:

Extremity Trauma Research and Regenerative Medicine
INSTITUTE OF SURGICAL RESEARCH
3698 CHAMBERS PASS STE B
JBSA FT SAM HOUSTON TX 78234-7767

UNDERGRADUATE TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Currently there are no undergraduate training opportunities scheduled.

HIGH SCHOOL & MIDDLE SCHOOL TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

GEMS Program Information


Students currently enrolled in 6-8th grades are welcome to apply for the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science Program at the US Army Institute of Surgical Research. The GEMS program offers students the opportunity to explore new pursuits in the life sciences and expand upon their current interests with unique hands-on experiences.

    Planned Session Dates
  • Session 1: June 16-19, 2014
  • Session 2: June 23-26, 2014
  • Session 3: July 7-10, 2014

1. Application available: Now!


2. Deadline: 9 May

3. Essay requirement: Applicants will also need to prepare short (1000 words or less) essays on topics listed below. ***It is advisable to have written these essays into a word processing program so that you can cut and paste into the GEMS application.


---Please list the science activities in which you have participated; provide additional details on those you particularly enjoyed

---Please describe your major academic, career and research areas of interests


4. Meals: Not provided. Each student will need to bring a sack lunch for each day.


5. Transportation: Not provided.


6. Application link: https://www.cvent.com/events/2014-gems-fort-sam-houston-tx/registration-7fdf41dcbf3d46abb04144f72c953934.aspx

PLEASE NOTE: After you review the page and have your essays ready to copy and paste, click on the "Apply Now" link on the left.


7. Unfortunately, students who participated in previous ISR GEMS programs will not be considered for this summer's programs.


Selected applicants will be notified by 23 May through e-mail. If you have any questions or concerns, please send an e-mail to usarmy.jbsa.medcom-aisr.list.gems-program@mail.mil


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