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Post Doctoral Fellow
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
 
 
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Date Posted 12/29/2021
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Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Position Details
Recruitment/Posting Title Post Doctoral Fellow
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department CINJ-Ped Hematology/Oncology
Overview
RUTGERS CANCER INSTITUTE OF NEW JERSEY VISION, MISSION AND CORE VALUES
 Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations. 
We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer. 
 
CORE VALUES: Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. 
The primary purpose of the Postdoctoral Appointee position is to conduct research investigation into psychosocial aspects of pediatric, adolescent, and young adult cancer survivorship under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, Katie Devine, PhD. Duties include assisting with: 1) conduct of problem-solving skills training intervention for young adults with cancer as part of NIH-funded research study; 2) implementation of ongoing research and obtaining preliminary data for grant submissions; 3) data management and analysis; 4) training and supervising staff and students; 5) writing and submitting manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals; and 6) development and writing of research grant applications. Considerable opportunities exist for mentored professional development including analytic skills for quantitative and qualitative data, randomized controlled trials, writing lead-author papers, and designing, applying for, and conducting NIH-funded research.  
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Assist the principal investigator (PI) in ongoing research, including delivery of a problem-solving skills training intervention.
  • Assist the PI with analyzing data and preparing manuscripts, reports, and presentations.
  • Assist the PIs with the development and writing of research grant proposals.
  • Present research results at local and national meetings.
  • Assist the PI with training and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and disciplines.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 99S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Benefits

Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility None

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Doctoral degree in psychology (e.g., clinical, counseling, health), public health, or a related field.
Certifications/Licenses
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD or PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program. 
  • Prior experience in cancer prevention and control or psycho-oncology research
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing.  No special vision requirements.  Lifting up to 25lbs.  

 
  • WORK ENVIRONMENT: Business office environment. Moderate noise.
Special Conditions

Posting Number 21ST3909
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
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