Nursing, University of Connecticut

Position ID:UConn-Nurse-2013385 [#2508, 2013385]
Position Title: University Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Nursing
Child Health
Early Childhood
Child Development
Appl Deadline:2013/07/16** finished (posted 2013/01/17, finished 2014/01/19, listed until 2013/07/16)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Position Summary

The School of Nursing seeks qualified candidates for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship. The successful candidate will work under the direction of a Nursing Professor at the School of Nursing and at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center. The successful candidate will conduct neonatal and/or pediatric research in a highly interdisciplinary arena. During the Post Doctoral Fellowship, the candidate will gain experience in grant development, project management, and manuscript preparation through collaborative work on cutting-edge research projects. The Fellow will have access to a broad range of coursework in advanced methodology and statistics, mentoring to develop lines of independent scholarship and to plan a career trajectory in research, links to interdisciplinary researchers and research centers across the School of Nursing and the University, and funded travel opportunities to scientific conferences.



Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must possess a PhD in Nursing; must have background in maternal child health; must have record of scholarly activity.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidate must have excellent communication skills; show evidence of being able to complete systematic reviews; have experience managing large research projects; should have experience as a research assistant within a large research study; should have experience mentoring undergraduate research.

Appointment Terms

This is an 11-month, end date position, renewable for a second year pending satisfactory performance. The anticipated start date is August 23, 2013.

To Apply

Individuals interested in this Fellowship should please submit the following: 1) a cover letter that describes relevant educational and research experience and how this position aligns with the applicant's career ambitions; 2) a curriculum vita describing educational, work and research experience, professional credentials and scholarly productivity; and 3) the contact information for three people who can attest to the applicant's capacity to productively engage in this project.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
UConn School of Nursing
231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4026
Storrs, CT 06269
(860) 486-3716

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