Postdoctoral Fellow: Med-Pediatrics-Prevention Institute, 04371500 -1592 Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA, USA; deadline unknown.
Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent degree; good oral/written communication and organizational skills; competency in MS Word, Excel, statistical methods; ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, complete work and meet deadlines; must be detail-oriented, highly motivated, and committed to achieving excellence in the form of productivity and publications; willingness and ability to work with children.
Preferred: Previous pediatric obesity research experience; exercise science, clinical health psychology, neuroscience or cognitive psychology background; clinical psychology assessment training; familiarity with universal precautions, SPSS, Endnote; experience in exercise science, diabetes, cardiovascular risk, pediatrics.
Responsibilities: This is a training position in behavioral medicine and health promotion/disease prevention. The duties include, but are not limited to, research data collection and documentation within relevant guidelines and protocols; developing and evaluating new research techniques and procedures; performing a variety of complex clinical and statistical/computational procedures; and publishing results in scientific journals. See http://www.georgiahealth.edu/institutes/gpi/ for description of laboratories. The fellow will be centrally involved in several NIH-funded studies examining the effects of exercise on overweight elementary school children’s cognition, achievement, brain function and cardiometabolic risk, and pilot work in ADHD, and multiple risk factor reduction. A qualified person is sought to begin in Summer or Fall, 2012. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position offers a 1-year appointment with reappointment for a second year dependent on satisfactory performance. Salary negotiable, full benefits.
Apply: Please send CV, publications, and references to Dr. Catherine Davis, Prof. of Pediatrics, Physiology & Graduate Studies, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Health Sciences University, cada...georgiahealth.edu.