Minnesota Obesity Prevention (MnOPT) Fellowship

The Minnesota Obesity Prevention (MnOPT) Fellowship Program is dedicated to providing innovative interdisciplinary training for the next generation of biologic, behavioral, and clinical obesity prevention scientists. The program offers training to predoctoral (PhD), postdoctoral, and medical fellows. MnOPT is a NIH/NIDDK—Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, Institutional Research Training Grant.

Current Fellowship Opening(s): We are currently accepting applications for one predoctoral fellow and one postdoctoral fellow that will begin on or after April 1, 2023. Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Monday, February 6, 2023.

The Minnesota Obesity Training Program is supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIH Grant 1T32DK083250–01A1)

The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access and opportunity to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status or sexual orientation. In adherence to this policy, MnOPT advocates the use of recruiting and search processes to enhance participation of racial minorities, women, persons with a disability, and Vietnam era veterans in the training program.

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