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

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.

The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing is seeking a stellar applicant in the areas of palliative care to complete a two-year postdoctoral fellowship. All applicants must have or will have completed a PhD program by the start of the appointment. Applicants must demonstrate strong quantitative analytic skill. The work will include assisting Dr. Mi-Kyung Song’s research projects focused on end-of-life decision making and developing and testing palliative care interventions in persons with multiple complex chronic illnesses or early stages of dementia. The work includes assistance with data analysis, abstract and manuscript development and assistance with the development of future grant applications.

Position start date: Spring 2020

Application priority date: October 1, 2019

Applicants should apply online and submit: 1) their letter of interest detailing their research, overall research goals, career goals, and expectations for how this traineeship will advance both sets of goals, and their next step in their program of research; 2) curriculum vitae; and 3) sample of writing (publication). 4)arrange for the transcript from their doctoral program and 5) three letters of reference.

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Job Number 42843

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Nursing

Department SON:Office of Nursing Research

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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

Required Documents Letter of Interest, List of References, Transcripts, Writing Sample

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