Post-Doctoral Research Associate - College Of Nursing

DescriptionRegular Full-Time
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Healthcare Geography
University of Tennessee, Knoxville – College of Nursing



The University of Tennessee, Knoxville - College of Nursing is seeking a highly qualified candidate for a two-year healthcare geography post-doctoral fellowship on advancing the science to improve the health of children at end of life. This fellowship provides a richly mentored experience for scholars committed to multidisciplinary and collaborative research in healthcare geography. This position will support research efforts in pediatric end-of-life and palliative care (EOLPC) science, while receiving advanced training from a designated NIH Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed to pursue a career of independent scholarship. This post-doctoral position will join an established team led by Dr. Lisa C. Lindley, which operates at a distance.

The postdoctoral fellow is provided opportunities to:
•Obtain experience in federally funded research
•Participate in ongoing research projects
•Generate new data for research
•Gain experience in advanced analytical methods
•Participate in traditional and innovative research dissemination
•Write and submit grant applications
•Participate in writing groups
•Extend professional networks

Why Work at UT?
The University of Tennessee College of Nursing is a catalyst for optimizing health through nurse-led care by integrating education, practice, research, and technology. As a member of the UT family, you’ll be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. On campus, you’ll be part of a diverse community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for its elite SEC athletes.

Annual stipend/benefits: The annual stipend for this position is $50,000. This position is for up to two years, contingent upon successful progression during year one. Other benefits include pilot funds, health/dental insurance, and relocation allowance. At UTK, we strive to provide eligible employees with a comprehensive suite of benefits. For complete information about insurance, retirement, and other benefits available to you, please visit the UT System HR Benefits page.


QualificationsREQUIREMENTS:
Eligibility: Applications are welcome from nurses and non-nurses with a research doctorate or those nearing completion of a doctoral degree with a demonstrated commitment to scholarship in health. Preference given to applicants with histories of prior research funding and first-authored data-based publications in refereed journals. Fellowships are open to eligible U.S. citizens. Applicants from groups underrepresented in nursing and health care are encouraged to apply.

Preferred qualifications:
•ArcGIS user (Required)
•Stata user
•Experience with administrative data
•Strong quantitative data analytical skills
Annual stipend/benefits: The annual stipend for this position is $50,000. This position is for up to two years, contingent upon successful progression during year one. Other benefits include pilot funds, health/dental insurance, and relocation allowance. At UTK, we strive to provide eligible employees with a comprehensive suite of benefits. For complete information about insurance, retirement, and other benefits available to you, please visit the UT System HR Benefits page

Applications will be accepted immediately. Start date is negotiable.

How to Apply
Interested applicants must send a cover letter, statement of career objectives/research goals, curriculum vitae, official transcript, and three letters of recommendation via the UT applicant system Taleo. 
Additional contact information can be directed to: Theresa Profant, Project Manager, The University of Tennessee College of Nursing, 1200 Volunteer Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37996-4180, [email protected] For more information, visit our website: http://nursing.utk.edu/

Job: Research Professional
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: College Of Nursing
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Oct 1, 2020, 9:17:30 AM

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