DUTIES: Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors. The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery/ Rehab Med at SUNY Downstate is seeking a part time Post-Doctoral Fellow. The successful candidate will: - Propose, design, and conduct clinical and biomechanical studies by utilizing scientific and statistical expertise to complete studies to be presented at national conferences, published in peer-reviewed journals, and to be used for the support of future grant requests. - Coordinate with experts in other fields when collaborating on inter-disciplinary studies. Collect study-related data which includes demographic data, baseline clinical data (e.g. objective clinical outcome scores and scores which assess global levels of wellbeing and/or function), and post-intervention or post-observation outcome data. - Evaluate final study data to ensue correct conclusions have been reached and that any clinical recommendations that may be drawn from the study are well supported by the statistical evidence. - Submit abstracts and manuscripts for consideration to be presented at national/international meetings and submits completed, publication-ready abstracts to peer- reviewed medical journals. - Verify that appropriate study design has been proposed and that valid statistical methods are being utilized. - Able to perform statistical analyses of study-related data. - Assist with coordination of departmental research program by collecting and maintaining research and outcome data. - Create electronic databases. - Develop research protocols. - Work in the research and musculoskeletal labs. - Conduct gait analysis of scoliosis patients and assignment of data of a pre and post gait marker. - Work in the gait lab. - Work collaboratively with residents and physicians to develop and implement research programs. - In depth knowledge of grant writing and demonstrated success in obtaining grant funding support. - Work collaboratively with residents and physicians to develop and implement research programs. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED: - Medical degree (MD). - At least two (2) years of prior experience in clinical research in Orthopaedic Surgery. - Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Chemistry with prior training/research. - Successful applicant will be required to work independently as well as within the context of a large interdisciplinary research group. - Experience with sponsor-supported clinical research and IRB clinical trials and HIPPA regulations. PREFERRED: - Applicant should have thorough understanding of medical database functions and queries, and the application of statistical analysis tools such as ANCOVA, ANOVA, and Linear Regression among others. Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.