Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing is committed to development of the next generation of aging and palliative care scientists and is seeking to fill a postdoctoral role working with Dr. Ab Brody, Associate Professor of Nursing and Medicine and Associate Director of the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing and the Aliviado Team This is a 2-year, full-time position focusing on a funded National Institutes of Health award performing a nationwide pragmatic trial of Aliviado Dementia Care, a dementia symptom management quality improvement program in hospices caring for racial, ethnic and geographically diverse patient populations. The individual in this position would develop their scientific skills in clinical trials and dementia research through working as part of an interdisciplinary team to assess implementation and outcomes within the clinical trial. A specific focus will be on utilizing various methods to assess health inequities.
The successful candidate will work collaboratively as part of a diverse interdisciplinary team on assessing implementation and outcome metrics of Aliviado Dementia Care in this nationwide pragmatic trial in hospices. This includes planning and developing analyses of data collected from the study, with a specific focus on health inequities. They will also work on creating and revising clinical content or workflows for the program and its mobile health application, and addressing stakeholder input and requests. There are opportunities for presentations, authorship of manuscripts, mentorship support, and career development arising from this work. The research includes working in both intervention implementation and health services research. Individual may also submit mentored extramural awards to further their own line of research and will participate in activities with other members of the Aliviado Team, the broader aging and palliative care research collaborative of the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, as well as other post-doctoral associates and fellows at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing.
Please submit the following materials via Interfolio
A personal statement detailing the reasons for applying for the position and how your research and/or clinical background fits with the research of the Aliviado Team.
Letter of reference (applicants may submit up to three letters) from individuals familiar with your scholarly or creative work may be submitted. Applicants will be prompted to upload reference contact information as part of the application process. Letters should be addressed to Dr. Ab Brody.
Proof of earned doctoral degree, may include copy of your Diploma, Degree, and/or transcripts, (or) letter from chair detailing expected date of graduation.
A dissertation abstract and reprints of publications.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Eligible applicants will be invited for an interview. Incomplete submissions will not be accepted
Racial/ethnic minorities, sexual/gender minorities, those defined by the NIH as coming from a disadvantaged background, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Due date 11:59pm on March 15. Interviews to be held with selected candidates shortly thereafter. Notification of decision will be made by April 15. Start date is negotiable with preference for summer or early fall.
Earned PhD in nursing or other health-related fields. If you have not yet completed your degree at the time of application, please provide verification in writing from your dissertation chair/degree advisor that your doctorate will be completed by time of position start.
Qualified candidates must be eligible to work in the US at the time of hire and for the duration of this 2-year appointment; this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Experience in manuscript preparations, publications, and grant proposals.
Strong ability to work collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team to meet established goals and timelines.
Self-motivated, detail-oriented, responsible, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to synthesize literature.
Ability to analyze results (quantitative, qualitative or mixed methods).
Research experience in geriatrics, palliative care, dementia, or hospice care.
Research experience in health equity or vulnerable populations.
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