NIH-funded (R01; PI: Susan Stark) Postdoctoral Research Associate position to investigate the effectiveness of an occupational therapy program to facilitate community participation for stroke survivors transitioning home from inpatient rehabilitation. An interdisciplinary research team includes occupational therapy, neurology, physical therapy and biostatistics. This is a unique opportunity to work on a community-based phase II trial.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Trains under the supervision of Dr. Stark including (but not limited to):
- Data collection, processing, and management.
- Investigation of manualized occupational therapy intervention.
- Presents scientific work both inside and outside the University.
- Assists with grant preparation and reporting.
- Prepares and submits papers on scientific research.
- Assists with supervision and training of undergraduate/graduate students and research staff.
The appointee has earned a Ph.D. in rehabilitation science, public health or related field.
- Clinical degree (e.g. occupational therapy)
- Demonstrated ability to implement community based procedures, conduct research and report findings
- Experience conducting data analysis
Base pay commensurate with experience.