JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator. DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 4/27/10 JB
The Center for Nursing Excellence in Palliative Care a the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing is seeking a stellar applicant to complete a one- to two-year postdoctoral fellowship. All applicants must have or will have completed a PhD program by the start of the appointment. Applicants must demonstrate strong quantitative analytic skill. The work will include assisting Center Director with research mentorship and leadership development for the Fuld Palliative Care Fellows (AMSN students) and other activities of the Center for Nursing Excellence in Palliative Care, implementation of Center Director's studies focused on end-of-life decision making and development and testing of palliative care interventions, including assistance with data analysis, abstract and manuscript preparation and assistance with the development of future grant applications.