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Post-Doctoral Fellow
University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina
Date Posted 07/15/2021
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Posting Number RTF00033PO21
Classification Title Post Doctoral Fellow
Internal Title Post-Doctoral Fellow
Campus Columbia
Work County Richland
College/Division College of Nursing
Department CON College of Nursing
Advertised Salary Range $54,144
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per Week 37.5
Type of Grant Funded Position Time-Limited (TL)
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.

South Carolina Retirement Yes
State Insurance Programs Yes
Annual Leave Yes
Sick Leave Yes

Advertised Job Summary
Post-doctoral fellowship on exercise promotion among Cancer Survivors. Assist the Associate Dean for Research/PI in conducting grant-funded research and related studies.
Contribute to scholarly works acceptable for presentation or publication in scientific venues and to grants to help support research.
Assist PI in coordination of assessment and intervention studies on exercise promotion, to include: training of community volunteers who will deliver an exercise program, oversee exercise assessments, data collection, managing data sets, statistical analyses, and supervising students engaged in the study.
Assist with research projects to develop physical activity interventions that can be disseminated to breast cancer survivors.
Assist the Associate Dean for Research with other research-related tasks including manuscript preparation and grant applications.
Required Education and Experience
PhD degree or similar doctoral degree in psychology, exercise science, public health, nursing or other behavioral science is required.
Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge and experience with exercise assessments, data collection, managing data sets and statistical analyses.

Desired Start Date 08/16/2021
Position End Date
Job Open Date 07/14/2021
Job Close Date 08/28/2021
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 position is open until filled. 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 8/28/2021.

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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.

Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No
Hazardous weather category Non-Essential

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