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Post Doctoral Fellow
University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina
 
 
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Date Posted 05/16/2021
Category
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

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Posting Number STA00376PO21
Classification Title Post Doctoral Fellow
Internal Title Post Doctoral Fellow
Campus Columbia
Work County Richland
College/Division Arnold School of Public Health
Department ASPH Exercise Science
Band Unclassified
Advertised Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Advertised Salary Range $52,704
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per Week 37.5
Work Schedule

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP)
Basis 12 months
Job Search Category Post-doctoral


About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Diversity Statement

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.



Benefit Eligibility Type Research Grant (RGP)
South Carolina Retirement No
State Insurance Programs Yes
Annual Leave Yes
Sick Leave Yes


Advertised Job Summary

Collaboration with multidisciplinary research team on research projects utilizing fMRI, kinematics, kinetics, and surface electromyography in populations of adults with and without chronic low back pain. Participation in data collection per protocol, data reduction and analysis, preparation of manuscripts and grant applications, and other research related tasks.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

PhD or ABD in biomedical engineering, cognitive neuroscience, experimental psychology, motor control or related field. Previous research experiences in fMRI and/or human biomechanics is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with human subjects research protocols, excellent communication and organization skills, experience with technology related to biomechanical measurements (kinematics, kinetics, EMG) and data collection software (LabVIEW, MATLAB). Ability to work in a team and independently. Ability to troubleshoot technological issues with staff and research participants. Potential to contribute to undergraduate or graduate teaching within Department of Exercise Science.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Ensure proper implementation of research following all protocols, and proper ethical and related guidelines. Communicate effectively with research team. Demonstrate excellent writing and organizational skills. Work as part of a team and independently. Ensure timely completion of all required CITI and Good Clinical Practice training. Articulate ideas and demonstrate a willingness to bring creative and bring new ideas to the team. Ability to complete basic data reduction and statistical analyses using LabVIEW, MATLAB, FSL, SPSS or related programs. Ability to utilize Endnote, Excel and REDCap software.



Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No
Hazardous weather category Non-Essential


Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 06/01/2021
If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date 05/31/2022
Job Open Date 05/14/2021
Job Close Date 05/21/2021
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by May 21, 2021

Quicklink for Posting https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/97963
EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.


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