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Lysosomal Storage Diseases Fellowship

Application Window

Open date: February 3rd, 2021

Next review date: Tuesday, Feb 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Feb 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Division of Genetics and Genomic Medicine, Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is offering a one-year fellowship program in Lysosomal Storage Diseases as a Health Sciences Clinical Instructor.

The Fellowship program is designed to provide extensive training in the recognition, natural history, diagnosis, testing strategies, treatment, and management of lysosomal storage diseases (LSDs) and their co-morbidities.

The Fellowship is designed to provide extensive clinical training as well as opportunities for research and teaching in LSDs in a dynamic, fast paced setting. The trainee will complete 12 months of fellowship which includes approximately 50% in clinical training related to LSDs/inborn errors, and 50% in research activities. The trainee will receive guidance in designing a study, IRB requirements, good clinical practice and data collection, analysis and manuscript preparation for a research project focused on an LSD Additionally the trainee will present the research findings at regional genetics lysosomal diseases WORLD meeting, SIMD and other conferences.

Minimum Requirements:
Candidates may include physicians and other health care providers with an interest in metabolic disorder.

TO APPLY: Please log onto UC Irvine’s recruitment site located at:

Applicants must complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials to be considered for the position:
• Cover Letter
• Curriculum Vitae
• Statement of Teaching
• A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should also be included in the application materials.
• Contact information of 3 referees

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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