The School of Nursing seeks qualified candidates for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship. The successful candidate will work under the direction of a Nursing Professor at the School of Nursing and at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center. The successful candidate will conduct neonatal and/or pediatric research in a highly interdisciplinary arena. During the Post Doctoral Fellowship, the candidate will gain experience in grant development, project management, and manuscript preparation through collaborative work on cutting-edge research projects. The Fellow will have access to a broad range of coursework in advanced methodology and statistics, mentoring to develop lines of independent scholarship and to plan a career trajectory in research, links to interdisciplinary researchers and research centers across the School of Nursing and the University, and funded travel opportunities to scientific conferences.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must possess a PhD in Nursing; must have background in maternal child health; must have record of scholarly activity.
Preferred Qualifications: Candidate must have excellent communication skills; show evidence of being able to complete systematic reviews; have experience managing large research projects; should have experience as a research assistant within a large research study; should have experience mentoring undergraduate research.
This is an 11-month, end date position, renewable for a second year pending satisfactory performance. The anticipated start date is August 23, 2013.
Select "Apply Now" to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Individuals interested in this Fellowship should please submit the following: 1) a cover letter that describes relevant educational and research experience and how this position aligns with the applicant's career ambitions; 2) a curriculum vita describing educational, work and research experience, professional credentials and scholarly productivity; and 3) the contact information for three people who can attest to the applicant's capacity to productively engage in this project. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups.