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University of Kansas Medical Center Post Doctorate Fellow- Pulmonary in Kansas City, Kansas

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rPost Doctorate Fellow- Pulmonary




SOM KC Internal Medicine - Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Position Title:

Post Doctorate Fellow- Pulmonary

Job Family Group:

Professional Staff

Job Description Summary:

Applicant will be expected to generate a research hypothesis, experimental design and then implement at the bench. Applicant will be expected to adhere to the highest standards for conducting scientific research. Applicant will be expected to be able to accurately keep up with current research and techniques, collaborate and complete research projects leading to manuscript generation and funding.

Postdoctoral scholars at the University of Kansas Medical Center are individuals who have received their terminal degree and who have opted to pursue further training in a postdoctoral appointment. Postdoctoral scholarship is a time-limited appointment, the primary purpose of which is to provide research and/or scholarly training for an academic or research career. A postdoctoral scholar at KUMC is expected to: Participate in a full-time regimen of advanced training and research, train under the supervision of a faculty research mentor who will provide the opportunity for collaborative and independent research, as well promote publication of findings and preparation of research grants as determined by a mutual agreement between the postdoctoral scholar and the mentor, participate in relevant academic activities related to the preparation for a career in research or academia, participate in the University's Individual Development Plan policy for postdoctoral scholars, have a PhD or equivalent terminal degree (such as MD, DVM, PsyD, PharmD, etc.), and candidates should have strong English skills and demonstrate an ability to write and communicate with a scientific audience. Candidates must be able to independently plan, multi-task and complete projects. Ideally, the fellow will be expected to design and execute experiments, analyze data, write and prepare independent grant applications and manuscripts for scientific publications, and supervise graduate students.

Job Description:

Required Qualifications:

+ PhD degree with an emphasis in biological science, or a related discipline. Demonstrated abilities that include basic laboratory techniques including molecular and proteomic, attention to detail, strong work ethic, and good interpersonal skills. Proficient with Microsoft Office software (or equivalent).

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Prior experience with human specimens, tissue culture and aseptic technique, experimental design, analysis and presentation as well as manuscript preparation a plus.

Job Duties Outlined:

+ Generate a testable hypothesis and research design to answer the hypothesis

+ Perform experiments with limited oversight, data collection and analysis

+ Keep an accurate laboratory notebook and data securely

+ Present updates and summaries related to research activities and projects utilizing Microsoft Powerpoint, Excel in research meetings and conferences

+ Adhere to research timelines and deadlines and contribute to funding mechanisms

+ Project oriented and reaches out to further expertise through collaboration and networking

+ Assist with activities as directed by Principal Investigator and Program Director.

+ Other duties to support research activities as assigned by Principal Investigator and Program Director.

Required Documents:

+ Resume/CV

+ Cover Letter

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Time Type:

Full time

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rApplication Instructions:

rTo learn more and apply online, please visit https://kumc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/kumc-jobs/job/Kansas-City-Metro-Area/Post-Doctorate-Fellow--Pulmonary\_JR002964 (https://apptrkr.com/2769004) or go to https://careers.kumc.edu/ and search for position number JR002964.


rApplications must be submitted directly through the KU Medical Center website to be considered for this position. Any applications submitted via email or this website will NOT be reviewed or considered.


rAbout KU Medical Center:

rThe University of Kansas Medical Centers mission is to educate exceptional health care professionals through a full range of undergraduate, graduate, professional, postdoctoral and continuing education programs in the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions. KU Medical Center also advances the health sciences through world-class research programs; provides compassionate and state-of-the-art patient care in an academic medical center environment; and works with communities in every Kansas county to improve the health of Kansans. Learn mor