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The UConn Center on Aging is hiring a new Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in health services research and aging. Please review the attached description and share it with your networks.

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Under “Department”, check “Center on Aging” on the drop down menu, and click on “Find Jobs”. The Asst/Assoc Professor - Basic Sciences, 2022-223 position will be listed there.

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GROUP HIRE: Up to 5 Scientist II Appointments (academic equivalent to Assistant Professor) The Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University (HNRCA)
Posted on August 18, 2020

(academic equivalent to assistant professor). A successful candidate should have strong potential for multidisciplinary collaboration in basic, epidemiological and clinical research involving expanding human healthspan or a research portfolio that includes other age-related topics. Candidates should be highly motivated and committed to the HNRCA’s mission to promote healthy aging through nutrition science, diet and physical activity. We will hire scientists who represent a variety of disciplines and share a commitment to work collaboratively to promote a cohesive Center-wide research agenda. While the specific field of expertise is open, we are interested in scientists whose expertise in aging will build on the existing work of the HNRCA or can be leveraged to develop new complementary focus areas. We are also looking for scientists who have worked in environments that encouraged a team science approach to research. The successful candidates should have a PhD, MD or equivalent and 3-5 years of experience, including postdoctoral training, and have strong potential to direct their own research, engage in team science and secure independent grant funding.

Individuals wishing to apply should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest and list of three references to Eleanor Davison at

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Posted on May 9, 2020

UConn Center on Aging at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine is seeking two Physician-Scientists with a track record of high quality research of relevance to aging. A medical degree (MD, DO, equivalent) is required. Located on the UConn Health campus in Farmington CT, midway between Boston and New York, UConn Center on Aging is the multidisciplinary home to investigators in biological, clinical, social, behavioral, and population sciences.

Extensive collaborative opportunities exist throughout the university and the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine on our campus. Our collaborative efforts seek to enhance function and independence in later life with a particular emphasis on strategies to better define and target heterogeneity of aging.

Examples of expertise include translational geroscience, immunogenomics, metabolism, health outcomes and health policy research addressing function in terms of host defense, behavior, cognition, continence and mobility.

Interested applicants should apply at, search number 2020-631 and submit a cover letter and a curriculum vitae.

Questions regarding this search should be addressed to Dr. George Kuchel at or

UConn Health is an affirmative action employer in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PwD employer.

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