Posting Summary: Post Doctoral - Research Associate position available: UVA's School of Nursing "Small Patients. Great Challenges"
Unique in scope and primed for interdisciplinary scholarship, the UVA Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) two-year Post-Doctoral Research Associate position is designed for an emerging scholar committed to a research career in the field of pediatric, neonatal, maternal-child or family health research.
The SIF post-doc will join an existing principal investigator as part of the transforming clinical research, education and practice teams.
Collaborate in one of the following programs of research areas: Children with medical complexity and serious illness, optimization of clinical trials for children, big data/predictive analytics in pediatric care settings, health policy related to children's health; Maternal mental health and early childhood outcomes; biological indices of maternal stress; disability and reproductive health outcomes
The position offers: � Robust collaborations within nursing and with UVA's Schools of Medicine, Architecture, Education and Engineering � Guidance in developing and conducting research, and close mentoring in grant writing, manuscript preparation and publication; � Support for scholarly engagement at national and international levels through attendance at scientific meetings and presentations; � A generous salary, with benefits.
The successful candidate is required to have a terminal degree (PhD) by start date and have demonstrated a focus in one of the following areas: pediatric, neonatal, maternal-child, or family health. RN with PhD strongly encouraged. Backgrounds in the any of the following are highly desirable: developmental pediatrics, brain development, traumatic brain injury, ICU environments, pediatric complex care, maternal-child health, data science, clinical monitoring, and emerging technology.
Though part of an interdisciplinary research team, the post-doc research associate must also be able to work independently.
Apply online: http://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting #0624244 , completing a candidate profile, attaching a cover letter describing your interests, accomplishments in research, education, service and practice, CV, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Initial appointment is for one year with renewal contingent upon job performance. Start date flexible.
For more information about post-docs at UVA, visit https://postdoc.virginia.edu. For questions about the application process, contact Rhiannon O'Coin at firstname.lastname@example.org
The position will remain open until it is filled.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 353_85736
About University of Virginia
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