Position Summary/Essential Duties:
The postdoctoral experience provides individuals with a full-time program of advanced academic preparation and research training under the guidance of a supervising faculty mentor. Postdoctoral appointments are temporary by nature and are designed to develop the postdoctoral scholar as an independent scientist and to enhance their professional skills in academia.
The following are examples of typical duties. Other duties may be assigned. Essential duties should be identified on a more specific working job description.
Data collection, processing and analysis
Assists faculty researchers and other collaborators, or may act independently, in planning and designing research experiments; establishing priorities and recommending schedules, time tables and costs.
Presentation of project results to internal and external parties.
Operates specialized scientific equipment.
Performs statistical analyses, including selecting the appropriate analysis procedure, setting up data for analysis, judging validity and reliability of data, designing and writing programs to perform analyses, and producing written reports on the result of the analyses.
Effectively uses available technology to facilitate the success of the project.
Liaisons with other UH departments, outside collaborators, and others to ensure success of project.
Engaged in fieldwork and writing of technical publications and reports.
May supervise classified staff, graduate assistants, or student employees.
May be responsible for training staff, graduate assistants, or student employees.
Candidates holding an MD, PhD, MBBS, or an equivalent degree are eligible
Special Skills & Equipment Knowledge:
Knowledge of the principles and techniques of the subject disciplines.
Organizational and project management skills.
Written and oral communication skills.
Skill in leading, coordinating, and/or supervising the work of others
Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity