Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

Job Details

Job location: Boca Raton

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-05-27
Req: REQ10364
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Position Summary:

College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

Florida Atlantic University is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Boca Raton, FL.

With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.

This Postdoctoral Research Fellow position will be a one-year assignment, but may be renewed an additional year if performance expectations and deliverables are met. The primary research focus will be on HIV, Infectious Disease, Psycho-Neuroimmunology, Caring Science, and Holistic Health areas in Nursing.

Along with an interdisciplinary research team, and while under the direct supervision of Dean George, this Postdoctoral Research Fellow will conduct research focused on HIV, COVID-19, neuroscience, caring science, mental health, and health related quality of life. This postdoc will also assist with research project management and oversight, data analysis, proposal development, dissemination, and manuscript preparation.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD from an accredited institution in Nursing, Experimental Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Science Engineering or Artificial Intelligence Engineering by time of application required.

Must have data analysis skills and experience using SPSS.

Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrated initiative and dedication, ability to learn fast required.


$50,000 - $55,000

College or Department:

College of Nursing


Boca Raton

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Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents.

The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least one letter of reference and two letters of recommendation and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.

Confidential Letters of Recommendations/References are required to be sent directly to Dean Safiya George: [email protected]

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to one's application as with other US-based transcripts.

Prior to appointment, the candidate must submit official, sealed transcripts from all institutions where graduate coursework was attempted, whether or not a degree was obtained, as well as an original NACES evaluation, if applicable. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University not to you as the student.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.

Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

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