Post Doctoral Scientist - Developmental Psychology
Nationwide Children's Hospital
April 4, 2018
Full Time - Entry Level
Academic / Research
We are seeking a doctoral level candidate with interests in research on the effects of brain injury or disease on development from the fields of pediatric neuropsychology, developmental psychology, or a related behavioral health or developmental science profession. The fellow will design and conduct research projects with a faculty mentor on developmental outcomes and related interventions for children with conditions such as preterm birth, TBI, epilepsy, and cancer. Candidates with clinical backgrounds will have opportunity to participate in some clinical activities.
Training and mentorship will be available in research methods, grantsmanship, and academic career development. The fellow will also collaborate with faculty from the Center for Biobehavioral Health, the Center for Injury Research and Policy, and the Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice. For additional information on training go to: http://www.nationwidechildrens.org/patient-centered-pediatric-research-program.
Letters stating the candidate’s research interests, career goals, and qualifications should be mailed with a curriculum vita and three letters of reference. Please send all materials c/o Kamma Smith, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio, 43205, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately.
With guidance from a CRI mentor, design experiments and develops protocols required to conduct productive research in a specific scientific area.
After the study has been designed, performs the research work in accordance with the protocol.
Helps to train and supervise technical support staff in performing specific techniques essential to carrying out the research program.
Records and analyzes data generated by the research study, and helps to plan future research endeavors.
Prepares scientific and technical papers from the results of the research work. Publishes papers in appropriate refereed scientific journals. Presents findings at local (particularly CRI research meetings) and national research forums.
If appropriate, collaborates with other ongoing research efforts either at CRI or at The Ohio State University.
This is considered a training position therefore the RI will allow a trainee 5 years to advance beyond the level of Post Doc.
Works toward research independence. Prepares to submit proposals to and obtain funding from external granting agencies.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
1. MD, Ph.D, Pharm.D., or equivalent degree.
2. Four or more years of experience as Post Doc in a highly related scientific research field.
3. Necessary technical skills in the appropriate area of research.
4. Ability to do technical writing, and good communication skills.
Internal Number: 17852
About Nationwide Children's Hospital
The Research Institute occupies more than 500,000 square feet of dedicated research space on the Nationwide Children's Hospital campus. We are one of the largest pediatric research centers in the United States and are ranked among the top 10 for National Institutes of Health funding among free-standing children's hospitals.