Post Doctoral Fellowship - Idaho State University

LOCATION: Meridian, ID

CLOSING DATE: open until filled


JOB #: 13539

POSTED: January 14, 2019


Primary Purpose

This announcement will be used to fill two vacancies on our Meridian campus. The ISU/St. Luke’s Post-Doctoral Fellowship is a temporary position intended to provide training, experience and education in conducting clinical research in an academic/clinical environment. Individuals will train in the Research Department within St. Luke’s Health System, and in the ISU, Idaho Center for Health Research. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for clinical research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications, resulting in them being considered competitive for national research grants. Specifically, this fellowship position represents an opportunity for research one of two areas, pediatric primary care or lifestyle medicine. The position in Pediatric Medicine has a focus on children with special health care needs (CSHCN). Connecting both academia and health systems, the position will work with university faculty, and St. Luke’s staff and clinicians, on research opportunities within St.Luke’s Children’s Treasure Valley Pediatrics. The position in Lifestyle Medicine, has the aim of integrating population health and community health sectors. Similar to the previous position, this position will also be connecting both academia and health systems, specifically the position will work with university faculty, and St. Luke’s staff and clinicians, and community stakeholders, on research opportunities within St. Luke’s Community Health Department and Department of Lifestyle Medicine. The successful candidates will be expected to publish significant research findings and apply for extramural funding. These are two-year positions.

Key Responsibilities
Provide initiation and support of research activities at St.Luke’s to include, but not limited to, the following:

· Conduct literature reviews and summaries
· Collaborate with university faculty, St. Luke’s staff and clinicians, and community stakeholders to identify timely areas of research and to work on existing areas of research
· Initiate, develop and support project study design and protocols · Assist with data collection and analysis
· Develop and write reports, presentations and peer-reviewed publications
· Develop and write grant applications

Minimum Qualifications
• Must have earned a PhD or equivalent from an accredited institution
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills (must attach writing sample with application)
• Excellent critical thinking skills
• Excellent organization skills with attention to detail
• Advanced data analysis skills
• Independent worker

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in research; statistics; experience working as part of a clinical research team; understanding and addressing social determinants of health.

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