Post-Doc Fellow /School of Nursing

first_imgA post-doctoral position focused on the omics (e.g., genetic,genomic, transcriptomic, epigenomic, etc.) associations withchronic pain is available in the Department of Pain andTranslational Symptom Science (PTSS) at the University of Maryland,Baltimore. The PTSS department has a vibrant and collaborativegroup of pain and symptom scientists who apply cutting edge methodsin basic, translational and clinical research. The department isalso home to a National Institute for Nursing Research (NINR)P30-funded Omics Associated with Self-Management Interventions forSymptoms (OASIS) Center. In addition, faculty and trainees in thePTSS department are members of the interdisciplinary campus-wideCenter to Advance Chronic Pain Research (CACPR). The CACPR hostsbi-weekly pain interest group seminars and annual symposia on avariety of chronic pain topics. We seek a motivated post-doctoralfellow with experience and formal training in pain physiology,bioinformatics and the analysis of large omics datasets to join ourgroup. We have a variety of pre-clinical and clinical projectsongoing that are aimed at elucidating the omics associations withthe development and persistence of chronic pain in a number ofconditions including low back pain, chemotherapy-inducedneuropathic pain, spinal cord injury and others. Primaryresponsibilities: •Research interests aligned with omics associatedwith chronic pain conditions. •Substantively contribute to theresearch and scholarship efforts of the OASIS Center and PTSSdepartment through the dissemination of peer-reviewed, data-basedpublications. •Actively participate in PTSS department and CACPRactivities.Qualifications :Qualifications: •Doctoral degree (PhD) in biology, bioinformatics(preferred), nursing or a related field. •Evidence of scholarlyachievement in terms of data-based publications, extramural fundingfor pre-doctoral research training and participation in regional ornational research presentations. •Eligibility for appointment atthe rank of post-doctoral fellow. Interested candidates shouldsubmit a single PDF document containing a letter of interest, CV,brief personal statement describing research interests and careergoals, and contact information for three references. Candidates forthis position should hold a PhD in biology, bioinformatics, nursingor a related field, have strong motivation to develop anindependent research career, and excellent dissemination skills(oral and written).last_img read more