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PostDoctoral Fellow - J1 Temp Scholar

**PostDoctoral Fellow - J1 Temp Scholar**

St Joseph Hospital & Medical CenterPhoenix, Arizona

**Requisition ID** 2022-232520 **Employment Type** Full Time **Department** BNI Administration **Hours/Pay Period** 80 **Shift** Day **Weekly Schedule** Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM) **Remote** No **Category** Research

**Overview**

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Located conveniently in the heart ofPhoenix, Arizona, (http://phoenix.gov/visitors/index.html) St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than125years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renownedBarrow Neurological Institute (https://www.barrowneuro.org/) ,Norton Thoracic Institute (https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/norton-thoracic-institute) ,Cancer Center at St. Joseph's (https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs/services/unive...) ,Ivy Brain Tumor Center (https://www.ivybraintumorcenter.org/) , andSt. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (https://www.supportstjosephs.org/traumacenter) (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services.St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

_U.S News & World Report_ routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one ofArizona's Most Admired Companies (http://www.bestcompaniesaz.com/) .

Look for us onFacebook (http://www.facebook.com/DignityHealthStJosephsHospitalMedicalCenter) and follow us onTwitter (https://twitter.com/DignityHealthAZ) .

_For the health of our community ... we are proud_ _to be_ _a tobacco-free campus._

**Responsibilities**

We are seeking a PostDoctoral Fellow to join our Program. J-1 research scholars will perform tasks that are consistent with Dignity's J1 "Research Scholar" programs. The specificity of the tasks will be determined by Dignity Health. Under the J-1 program, a research scholar may stay in the U.S. for up to five years. However, Dignity has complete discretion of determining the exact length of any J-1 research scholar's stay in the U.S., including the initial period of stay and whether there will be any subsequent extension.

The J1 scholar will engage in laboratory, translational, or clinical research under the direction and guidance of a faculty member, developing skills necessary for success as an independent investigator.

**Research & Education**

- Learn spinal biomechanics laboratory principles

- Develop sound and reproducible biomechanics laboratory technique

- Take a lead role in spinal biomechanics projects, with primary involvement in data collection, analysis, and presentation

- Provide current clinical insight into study design and interpretation of findings

- Support efforts to seek and apply for external funding

- Submit abstracts to approved spine-related research conferences (SRS, IMAST, NASS, AANS, CNS, AANS-CNS Joint Section on Spine and Peripheral Nerve, SOLAS, ISASS)

- Publish research papers in high impact, peer-reviewed clinical and/or biomechanics journals

**Adjunctive Conferences**

- Attend neurosurgical spine radiology rounds weekly

- Attend clinical case conference and Grand Rounds every Friday morning

- Attend neurosurgery Journal Club biweekly

- Attend national or international spine conferences, with goal of presenting original research as well as participating in educational activities

**Qualifications**

**Minimum**

+ PhD., post-baccalaureate M.D. or D.Sc degree or equivalent in a relevant field of endeavor

+ Laboratory or clinical technical and/or interpersonal skills as appropriate

+ Laboratory or clinical research at the post-baccalaureate level with an interest in a faculty member's line of study

+ Familiar with basic computer, mathematical, scientific, reasoning, and oral and written communication skills as appropriate

**Preferred**

+ Doctoral degree in a relevant field of endeavor

+ Technical and/or conceptual expertise in a relevant field

+ Beyond minimum required, experience writing research reports concerning own work and familiarity with a biomedical discipline

+ Proficient in basic computer, mathematical, scientific, reasoning, and oral and written communication skills as appropriate

**Equal Opportunity**

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to
a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for
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Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

PostDoctoral Fellow - J1 Temp Scholar

Temporary
Phoenix, AZ

Published on 04/03/2022

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