Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


College of Nursing  at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.


Florida Atlantic University is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Boca Raton, FL.


With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic’s faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.


This Postdoctoral Research Fellow position will be a one-year assignment, but may be renewed an additional year if performance expectations and deliverables are met. The primary research focus will be on HIV, Infectious Disease, Psycho-Neuroimmunology, Caring Science, and Holistic Health areas in Nursing.


Along with an interdisciplinary research team, and while under the direct supervision of Dean George, this Postdoctoral Research Fellow will conduct research focused on HIV, COVID-19, neuroscience, caring science, mental health, and health related quality of life. This postdoc will also assist with research project management and oversight, data analysis, proposal development, dissemination, and manuscript preparation. 


 Minimum Qualification: 

PhD from an accredited institution in Nursing, Experimental Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Science Engineering or Artificial Intelligence Engineering by time of application required.


Required to have data analysis skills and experience using SPSS.


Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrated initiative and dedication, ability to learn fast required.


All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position (Postdoctoral Research Fellow) on the Office of Human Resources’ job website ( by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one letter of reference and two letters of recommendation and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.


Confidential Letters of Recommendations/References to be sent directly to Dean Safiya George:


A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.


For more information and to apply, visit and go to Apply Now (REQ10364).


Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.


FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service.  All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.