Post-Doctoral Fellow

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Post-Doctoral Fellow
Classification Title Post Doctoral Fellow
Position Number M0203756
Hours Per Week 40
Department Div of Cardiovascular Diseases
Campus Location Kansas City Metro
Student Position
Position Summary

The Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management supports research, training and clinics for the prevention and treatment of obesity in children and adults. Interests include all components of energy balance, metabolic syndrome, weight management delivery systems, technology, brain function, special populations, and others.

Required Qualifications

Earned doctorate (Conferred) in any specialization which is appropriate for the study of energy balance and obesity such as exercise physiology, exercise behavior, psychology, nutrition, public health, epidemiology, diseases related to obesity and sedentary behavior, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with energy balance and weight management, behavioral strategies/theories, nutrition.

Environment Office
Physical Requirements Light
Probation Status

Subject to the regulations of the State of Kansas, the Board of Regents and the University of Kansas Medical Center, I understand and agree that I may be subject to a probation period and during the probation period I serve at the pleasure of the Executive Vice Chancellor of KUMC and my employment may be ended at any time during that period.

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EEO Statement

KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Coordinate NIH-funded research on physical activity and energy intake.

Description of Job Duty

Publish articles and submit grant proposals as appropriate.

Description of Job Duty

Collaborate with multidisciplinary research groups on various NIH-funded studies examining approaches to weight loss and maintenance.

Description of Job Duty

Participate in an ongoing weight management research program for children and adults.

Description of Job Duty

Supervise laboratory testing such as exercise tolerance testing, body composition by DEXA, energy expenditure of routine exercise, measurement of energy intake.

Description of Job Duty

Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation