Postdoctoral Research Associate

Texas A&M University

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Postdoctoral Research Associate


Texas A&M University

Job description

Job Title Postdoctoral Research AssociateAgency Texas A&M University Health Science CenterDepartment Medical PhysiologyProposed Minimum Salary CommensurateJob Location Bryan, TexasJob Type StaffJob DescriptionOur CommitmentTexas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & lived experiences. Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.Who we areAs one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, Texas A&M Health encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.What we wantThe Postdoctoral Research Associate, under general supervision, is responsible for working with a multidisciplinary team on clinical trials to develop aging in place technologies. The multidisciplinary team includes professors/clinicians in the School of Medicine and the College of Engineering with a wide array of expertise in sensor development and analysis. The postdoctoral fellow will be responsible for analyzing complex sensor data and communicating data in the form of primary research articles, aiding in grant writing, supervising graduate and undergraduate students and performing routine research duties as required.What you need to knowSalary: Compensation will be commensurate to the selected hire’s experience.Required Education and Experience:Appropriate doctoral degreeRequired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with othersOther Requirements and Factors:This position will require working outside of the normal 8-5 working hoursOccasional trips to independent/assisted living facilitiesOccasionally assisting seniors with technical questions on the sensors that they are usingThe Postdoctoral Research Associate will work with a multidisciplinary team which includes professors/clinicians in the School of Medicine and the College of Engineering with a wide array of expertise in sensor development and analysisPreferred Qualifications:Experience with machine learning and deep neural network techniquesExperience with wearable and sensors placed in the environmentKnowledge of characteristics associated with mild cognitive impairment capturable with digital interfacesResponsibilities:Data analysisDevelops and evaluates artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms for sensor data.Analyzes digital pen data.Uses qualitative and quantitative data analysis techniques.Manuscript and Grant Proposal WritingPerforms literature searches.Writes first drafts of manuscripts and revise based upon feedback.Assists with writing grant proposals.Experimental researchEngages with research participants.Works with study coordinator, graduate, undergraduate, and medical students.Performs other duties as assigned.Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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Bryan, TX

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Sun, 05 May 2024 07:42:16 GMT

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