Research Assistant Professor of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science (64576)
The Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science is seeking applications for a full-time non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Research Assistant Professor with an interest in clinical translational research related to chronic pain, including clinical trials for chronic pain. This position is supported by funding from the National Institutes of Health. Responsibilities will include assisting with protocol development and implementation, supervising research staff, assisting with regulatory compliance, and demonstrating scholarly productivity.
Minimum requirements include a Ph.D.; preference will be given to candidates with postdoctoral research training and a history of published pain research in peer-reviewed journals. Applicants must have a strong interest in developing a highly productive research career at a research-intensive institution. Candidate must have demonstrated excellence in clinical pain research. Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, proven ability for self-motivation, and the capacity to work in a team are assumed. Evidence of excellent organizational skills is preferred, as well as an ability to interpret and present scientific and clinical data. The successful candidate will have skills that complement those existing in PRICE and the PAIN laboratory (Phenotyping and Assessment in Neuroscience). Individuals interested in developing complementary and integrative health interventions (i.e., music, massage, acupuncture, hypnosis) aimed at understanding their mechanisms of action and clinical applications for the treatment of chronic pain in older adults are highly encouraged to apply.
Applicants should attach a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing their interest in the position, and a list of three references with their application for consideration.
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Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/ .
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