Post-Doctoral Research Associate - College Of Nursing

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Knoxville, TN

ID: 7070892
Posted: October 12, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville - College of Nursing is seeking a highly qualified candidate for a two-year healthcare geography post-doctoral fellowship on advancing the science to improve the health of children at end of life. This fellowship provides a richly mentored experience for scholars committed to multidisciplinary and collaborative research in healthcare geography. This position will support research efforts in pediatric end-of-life and palliative care (EOLPC) science, while receiving advanced training from a designated NIH Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed to pursue a career of independent scholarship. This post-doctoral position will join an established team led by Dr. Lisa C. Lindley, which operates at a distance.

The postdoctoral fellow is provided opportunities to:
• Obtain experience in federally funded research
• Participate in ongoing research projects
• Generate new data for research
• Gain experience in advanced analytical methods
• Participate in traditional and innovative research dissemination
• Write and submit grant applications
• Participate in writing groups
• Extend professional networks

Why Work at UT?
The University of Tennessee College of Nursing is a catalyst for optimizing health through nurse-led care by integrating education, practice, research, and technology. As a member of the UT family, you’ll be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. On campus, you’ll be part of a diverse community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for its elite SEC athletes.

Annual stipend/benefits: The annual stipend for this position is $50,000. This position is for up to two years, contingent upon successful progression during year one. Other benefits include pilot funds, health/dental insurance, and relocation allowance. At UTK, we strive to provide eligible employees with a comprehensive suite of benefits. For complete information about insurance, retirement, and other benefits available to you, please visit the UT System HR Benefits page.


Eligibility: Applications are welcome from nurses and non-nurses with a research doctorate or those nearing completion of a doctoral degree with a demonstrated commitment to scholarship in health. Preference given to applicants with histories of prior research funding and first-authored data-based publications in refereed journals. Fellowships are open to eligible U.S. citizens. Applicants from groups underrepresented in nursing and health care are encouraged to apply.


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