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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The NeuroTrauma Research Laboratory, in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan is presently seeking a post-doctoral fellow with faculty mentorship provided by Dr Broglio.

This post-doctoral fellow will play a major role in the NeuroTrauma Laboratory’s efforts to study risk, recovery, and outcomes from mTBI.  The primary project will be a multi-site National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Department of Defense (DoD) funded study of the acute, cumulative and persistent effects of sport concussion.  The research in this area is inherently multidisciplinary and will involve assisting with management of the project in addition to analyzing data, writing manuscripts for peer review, working with research coordinators and research assistants, and assisting in management of ongoing studies. There will be opportunities to gain exposure to grant writing as appropriate to the fellow’s career goals.  Some support will be available to learn new analytic approaches, but the ideal candidate will have achieved a great deal of independence in performing one or more relevant data analytic approaches being used by our team and be apt to learning new techniques as needed.

Required Qualifications*

Interested individuals must have completed, or will have completed by the start date, a terminal degree (PhD, ScD, etc) in a relevant field and have statistical experience with linear and mixed model designs, coding knowledge of R and/or MatLab/SAS, and strong writing skills.  Candidates should have the ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced work environment; excellent written and oral communication skills; and excellent interpersonal skills required.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience with concussion or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), multi-site trials and survey design and implementation is helpful

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.