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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Company
Rush University Medical Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-1905
AJE Ref #
575906676
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Doctoral Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

Here at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, we are committed to advancing scientific medical knowledge through research. We are revitalizing our medical centers with an emphasis on productivity, transparency and accountability. Are you looking to be a part of the exciting, always evolving and expanding new developments in research here at Rush University Medical Center* Are you well experienced in working with a variety of group, single and industry oriented studies*

If this describes you, you may be the right candidate for the POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW position in EPIDEMEOLOGY NUTRITION.

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:

Scientist to work on the MIND study. A NIH-funded longitudinal studies and dietary intervention trial of nutrition and cognitive aging in a stimulating multi-disciplinary academic environment.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Work with aging populations in community-based settings aiding in developing and validating a dietary assessment tool
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Will gain experience in longitudinal cohort design and randomized diet intervention trial.
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Participate with faculty in development of research manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals
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Prepare research proposals for extramural support



POSITION QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

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Ph.D. required, preferably in nutrition, public health, or epidemiology.
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Strong skills in writing are required; knowledge of epidemiology or diet intervention studies and statistical analysis desired.
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Expertise in nutritional epidemiology research desired, but not essential.



COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS:

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Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.
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Rush's 14-story hospital Tower is the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, and is the symbol of a philosophy-an evolution in the delivery of patient-centered care.
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Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.
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As an academic medical center, Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, is committed to advancing medical knowledge through research. Investigators at Rush are involved in more than 1,600 projects, including hundreds of clinical studies to test the effectiveness and safety of new therapies and medical devices, as well as to expand scientific and medical knowledge.
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Rush University Medical Center is a three time Magnet facility located in Chicago, IL www.rush.edu
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Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds
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RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits & the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.
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Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research.



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As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago in known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and its extensive park systems, along with its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.



RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER THAT WELCOMES AND ENCOURAGES ALL APPLICANTS TO APPLY REGARDLESS OF AGE, RACE, SEX, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, VETERAN STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND/OR EXPRESSION, MARITAL OR PARENTAL STATUS, ANCESTRY, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, PREGNANCY OR OTHER REASON PROHIBITED BY LAW.