The Department of Kinesiology and Health at Rutgers University is seeking a Post Doctoral Associate for a 2-3 year appointment. The position provides the opportunity to conduct exercise-related research in patients with chronic disease (DM2, hypertension, chronic heart failure, dyslipidemia, chronic kidney disease, and obesity). In addition, candidate will have the opportunity to work with large datasets publish findings and generate research grants based on existing data. The candidate will work closely with Dr. Peter Kokkinos.
The candidate must also demonstrate innovative thinking in exercise-related and the ability to work independently and strong interest in exercise-related research. The candidate will be encouraged to pursue grants of his/her interest.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Must have a PhD in Exercise Physiology/Exercise Science or related sciences and have a strong emphasis in Exercise Epidemiology with preference in Cardiometabolic Disease.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have experience with exercise-related research, and grant writing, experience in bio-statistics and working with large data sets and experience in teaching.
The candidate must also demonstrate innovative thinking in exercise-related and the ability to work independently and strong interest in exercise-related research.
Posting Number: 18FA0738
Location: Douglass (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 78499
About Rutgers University
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