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Postdoctoral Research Associate-LiiNK Project-Harris Nursing and Health Sciences

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Work type: Full-time, Temporary
Location: TCU Main Campus
Categories: Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences

Job Summary: The LiiNK Project in the Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences at Texas Christian University is seeking a full-time post-doctoral fellow to coordinate the LiiNK Project intervention research team investigating the impact of recess and character skills on whole child development. The position is a three year appointment.
Duties & Essential Job Functions: 1. Manages day-to-day project activities.
2. Collects data in school districts from Texas, Oklahoma, and Michigan at this time. Other states may be included for data collection as the project continues to grow.
3. Trains and supervises undergraduate and graduate research assistants.
4. Codes and analyzes data.
5. Writes and disseminates results for internal reports and peer-reviewed publications.
6. Presents findings at national and international conferences.
7. Administers research grant accounting.
8. Advances ongoing projects and collaborates with The LiiNK Project Director to develop new studies.
9. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience: • Ph.D. with emphasis in Exercise Psychology, Education, Child Development, or related field.
• Clinical and research experience working in applied settings with longitudinal studies including large numbers of children or adults.
• Experience working with MS Officer, Excel, and SPSS.
Preferred Education & Experience: • Has worked in school settings
• Has worked with children ages 4-19
Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training: • Valid Texas Driver’s License.
• Must be insurable under the University Motor Vehicle requirements.
Preferred Licensure, Certification, and/or Specialized Training: • None
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: • Knowledge of presentation and training techniques.
• Ability to perform research and document results.
• Ability to communicate effectively.
• Ability to interact with a diverse population of participants.
• Ability to drive or fly to off-site locations that may not be accessible by public transportation.
TCU Core Competencies: University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.
Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations): • Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
Work Environment: • Work is indoors and outdoors, active and sedentary, and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• This role is an on-campus, in-person position.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• This position will require some travel to domestic school locations to collect data.
• The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate; the noise level in a school environment (at recess, classroom, or in the halls) is usually moderate to loud
AA/EEO Statement: As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

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