Post-Doctoral Fellow


Posting Details

Job Code/Title PD - Post Doctoral Position Number P00001 Working Title Post-Doctoral Fellow Department Physical Therapy Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $47,476 - $52,704 Campus MCV Campus Position Type Post Doc Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job

The Department of Physical Therapy is looking to hire a post-doctoral fellow to assist with a newly funded 4-year research study to develop a measure of prosthesis awareness for use in persons with limb loss.

Responsibilities include:
The individual will be primarily responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the project under the guidance of study PI. The individual will be responsible for collection and analysis of participant data and assist in dissemination of project results. The individual will assist in supervising a Graduate Research Assistant and will be responsible for assisting with additional research activities including maintaining Human Subjects approvals and coordinating with the Research Study Coordinator and clinical staff to identify and schedule participants.

Required Qualifications

-Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
-Must have completed a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in a health-sciences related discipline by July 1, 2021.
-Excellent writing skills required, as evidenced by publications or grant‐writing experience
-Must possess strong self-motivation, problem-solving ability, and open communication.

Preferred Qualifications

-Experience working with individuals with lower limb loss.
-Experience developing and conducting survey research
-Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU

Job Open Date 06/09/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/106756 Supplemental Questions

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Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document


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