Post Doctoral Fellow

Columbia, SC
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number RTF00003PO18 Classification Title Post Doctoral Fellow Internal Title Post Doctoral Fellow Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Nursing Department College of Nursing Advertised Salary Range $47,844 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Type of Grant Funded Position Time-Limited (TL) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Post-doctoral

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Contribute to scholarly works acceptable for presentation or publication in scientific venues and to grants to help support research.

Assist SmartState Chair in planning and coordinating new studies including: communicating with community and academic partners, preparing IRB and other regulatory documents, and working with advisory groups.

Assist with research projects to include: database management, informed consent, data collection, delivery of interventions, statistical analyses, and supervising research assistants and/or volunteers engaged in studies.

Assist the SmartState Chair with other research tasks including: research-related meetings and correspondence.

Required Education and Experience

PhD degree or similar doctoral degree in nursing, psychology, exercise science, public health, or other behavioral or health science.

Preferred Qualifications

Working in home, community-based, and clinical settings. Experience with qualitative research methods. Experience with qualitative research methods.


Knowledge and experience with human subjects research, data collection, database management, statistical analyses, good verbal and written communication skills, ability to work positively and productively both independently and with a team, Must possess a valid driver's license.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 03/01/2018 Position End Date Job Open Date 02/09/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No

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