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To promote the health and safety of our university community, UC currently has a mandatory mask requirement for all buildings on campus for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Additionally, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by November 15, 2021. Newly hired individuals will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. There is an opportunity to request an exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical reasons, sincerely held reasons of conscience, or religious beliefs.

Post Doc Fellow, Education and Research Center

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

 

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country."

 

About the College of Nursing

Among the oldest nursing schools in the country, the UC College of Nursing has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.

About the Job

A full-time Post Doc Fellow position is available in the Education and Research Center at the University of Cincinnati (UC-ERC). UC-ERC is a training grant in the field of occupational safety and health funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The Post Doc Fellow will be supervised by Dr. Gordon Gillespie in the Institute for Nursing Research and Scholarship, College of Nursing. The research focuses on the following occupational risk factors among home health and healthcare workers: 1) workplace violence and 2) stress and burnout. This position is time-limited and funded by the UC-ERC grant for a 1-year period.

Job Overview

Assist the Principal Investigator in a given department or field.  The incumbent will conduct research and/or analyze research data and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of the University of Cincinnati. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct research experiments in a particular field within the pre-determined research scope and methodology.
  • Gather and analyze data and develop new ideas that promote current research.
  • Prepare data summaries, reports, manuscripts and presentations of research results.
  • Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentation; may assist in grant writing.
  • Keep informed of developments in field to maintain and enhance professional expertise.
  • Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies, as needed.
  • May teach techniques to others, train, and mentor junior research staff.
  • Engage in appropriate training and professional development opportunities. 
  • Play an active role in seeking career and research advice, both from the faculty supervisor and from other faculty members as well. 
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.

Required Education

Doctoral Degree in occupational health nursing science or related field, or the recognized terminal degree, or the equivalent foreign equivalent.

Required Experience

  • In-depth knowledge and experience of specialized software programs.
  • Ability to develop an App that will assist home health and healthcare workers to prepare for expected exposures in homes and healthcare settings.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Experience working in a larger interdisciplinary research team (this project includes ergonomists, industrial hygienists, occupational health nurses, occupational medicine, and occupational safety engineering).

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
  • Hearing, listening - Often
  • Talking - Often

Application Process

U.S. citizenship or green card holder, because the position is funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, through the Education and Research Center (ERC).

 

Interested and qualified applicants must apply online. In addition to completing the online application, applicants must include the following: 

 

  •     Cover letter
  •     Resume
  •     List of references

 

Please upload these documents prior to submitting the application. Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items.

 

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependant on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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Post Doc Fellow, Education and Research Center

Date:  Oct 13, 2021
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Medical, Medical Research, Clinical Research, Education, Healthcare, Research