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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow- School of Nursing in Atlanta, Georgia

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This is a full time postdoctoral traineeship on an NIH funded T32 training grant entitled “Training in Interventions to Improve Outcomes in Chronic Conditions”. This traineeship is designed to prepare nurse scientists to improve biobehavioral outcomes for persons with or at risk for chronic conditions, and create approaches to reduce symptoms, improve self-care and improve outcomes for the person with chronic condition and their family carepartners. Through a unique integration of intervention development and testing, and –omics based and big data science, this position prepares the next generation of nurse scientists to lead and contribute to interdisciplinary research that will ultimately reduce the burden of chronic conditions. Trainees will be engaged in research activities, research training seminars, interdisciplinary research, preparation of grants, scientific manuscripts, and reports, and work closely with a mentor. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available.

Applicants to the T32 postdoctoral program must be a citizen or non-citizen national of the United States and must submit official transcripts from previous and/or current institutions and 3 reference letters. Applications to the post-doctoral program should be either enrolled in or graduated from a research-focused doctoral program at the time of application.

Postdoctoral applicants must submit their curriculum vitae and a brief description of their research goals including the next logical step in their research and research training, goals for research development including alignment with the goals of the T32, and interest in a faculty mentor; three letters of reference; and transcripts from their doctoral degree program.

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Job Number 61108

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Nursing

Department SON: Academic Advancement

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Required Documents Cover letter, Reference Letters, Research Plans, Transcripts