Post Doctoral Fellow for Cognitive Testing
Functional Title Post Doctoral Fellow for Cognitive Testing
Position Type Post-docs
Through excellence in teaching, research, and service, the Department of Kinesiology integrates the multi-disciplinary study of movement and application of lifetime physical activity to prepare professionals (teachers, clinicians, scientists, faculty) at both the undergraduate and graduate level to enhance the health, physical activity, physical performance, and well-being of individuals across the lifespan in diverse contexts. This position directly supports the multi-disciplinary nature of the research mission in Kinesiology. Dr. Jennifer Etnier, Department of Kinesiology, is inviting applications for a post-doctoral research position working on the Physical Activity and Alzheimer's Disease (PAAD)-2 study. PAAD-2 is a phase II clinical trial supported by the National Institute of Aging. This 5-year study will explore the effects of a 1-year physical activity program on cognitive performance by cognitively normal adults with a family history of Alzheimer's.
The successful candidate must have a PhD in Kinesiology, Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, or related field. Competitive candidates must have and maintain CPR certification and should have a strong research background with excellent data collection and management skills. The candidate must be comfortable with research design, acquisition and analysis of behavioral cognitive data, manuscript preparation, and assisting in the training of graduate students and research assistants. The postdoctoral research fellow/associate will be primarily responsible for collecting, scoring, recording, and analyzing behavioral cognitive data, but will be cross-trained and expected to support the project in other ways as needed. Prior experience with REDCap is preferred. S/he will work closely with the investigative team and will have the opportunity to participate in and take the lead on publications using data from this and other related projects. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to the success of this funded project. Position is 1-year renewable, for up to a total of 5 years.
Prior experience with REDCap is preferred. S/he will work closely with the investigative team and will have the opportunity to participate in and take the lead on publications using data from this and other related projects. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to the success of this funded project. Start date is negotiable, but preference for starting in September 2018.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Re-post, Previous Applicants Need Not Re-Apply, Still Under Consideration.
Recruitment Range Commensurate with experience
Org #-Department Kinesiology - 13003
Job Open Date 07/24/2018
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Appointment Time Limited
Number of Months per Year 12
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