The Department of Pain and Translational Symptom Science (PTSS) at the University of Maryland School of Nursing invites applications for an assistant professor, tenure-track, to join our National Institute for Nursing Research (NINR) P30-funded Omics Associated with Self-management Interventions for Symptoms (OASIS) Center. We seek an outstanding nurse scientist with high energy, enthusiasm and a passion for developing a robust, independently funded program of research in the area of omics (e.g., genetics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, epigenomics, proteomics, others) mechanisms associated with chronic pain. The PTSS department is home to a vibrant and collaborative group of pain and symptom scientists who apply cutting edge methods in basic, translational and clinical programs of research. In addition, faculty and trainees in the PTSS department are invited to join the interdisciplinary campus-wide Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research (CACPR), co-led by Drs. Susan G. Dorsey and Joel D. Greenspan. The CACPR offers the successful candidate the opportunity to collaborate with pain researchers from the schools of Nursing, Dentistry, Medicine, Pharmacy, Law and Social Work. The CACPR hosts bi-weekly pain interest group seminars and an annual symposium on a variety of chronic pain topics. The UMSON is part of the University of Maryland graduate professional campus that also includes the schools of medicine, dentistry, social work, pharmacy and law, and is one of the fastest growing biomedical research centers in the nation. The unique composition of the campus enables health professionals to address clinical care, public policy and social issues through inter-professional research, scholarship, teaching and community action. Its location in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C.-Annapolis triangle maximizes opportunities for collaboration with government agencies, health care institutions and life sciences industries. Candidates for this position should hold a PhD in nursing (preferred) or a related field, have a strong motivation to develop an independent research career, and an excellent dissemination record (oral and written). Two years of post-doctoral fellowship experience is highly preferred.
Doctoral degree (PhD) in nursing (preferred) or related field required Evidence of scholarly achievement in terms of data-based publications, extramural funding for pre- and post-doctoral research training and regional or national research presentations Post-doctoral research experience highly preferred.
Organization: Nursing - Center for Pain Studies
Job Posting: Aug 2, 2017
Internal Number: 66660
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