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Research Fellowship - Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, School of Medicine

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 3, 2023

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Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery is excited to offer a new opportunity for individuals who are interested in 12 months of research training. The goal for this fellowship program is to help the Fellow develop knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of research including the basics of research design and data analysis (biostatistics). Additionally, through this experience, the Fellow will learn more about an academic career in Otolaryngology.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:
-- Assume a leading role in conducting research projects in collaboration with Otolaryngology Faculty.
-- Assist in the preparation of abstracts for national meeting presentations.
-- Coordinate research endeavors across the department
-- Preparation of manuscripts for publication in journals (peer-reviewed).

Minimum Requirements:
-- Rising 4th year medical students or those already with an MD are eligible to apply
-- Ability to be on-site in Richmond, VA.

Preferred Requirements:
-- Candidates who intend to pursue a long-term medical career in Otorhinolaryngology/ENT are highly preferred.

Complete applications should include:
-- Curriculum vitae
-- Medical school transcript
-- Brief cover letter describing research interest
-- 2 professional references with name, relationship, phone number, and email

All Research Fellows will be compensated at an hourly rate with the expectation of approximately 30 hours per week. This is a wage position and does not offer full or part-time benefits. This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

This position will remain open until filled.

UNIVERSITY JOB CODE: Lab/Research Technician 1 (34051)

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine is a premier academic medical center located in the heart of Richmond. Accounting for almost half of VCU’s sponsored research, the School of Medicine is internationally recognized for patient care and education.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability.

Please note that if you are employed as a university employee working in any of the health system's facilities, you will need to follow VCU Health System policies, which will include but will not be limited to, vaccination requirements.

The School of Medicine continuously strives for our workplace and learning environment to reflect the demographic and social milieu of the communities we serve. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: $16.03/hour

Position Details:

Department: Otolaryngology / 1593
Employment Type: H1 - Hourly
Restricted Status: Yes
FTE: .7
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Denise Mitchell

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