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|Job Title||Post-Doctoral Research Associate|
|Posted Salary Range||$47,000.00|
|Employment Status||Full Time|
|Department||School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences|
|Purpose of Job||
The Post-Doctoral Research Associate will manage, coordinate, conduct and implement research activities of the Evans Allen Project,” Connections that Count: Multidisciplinary Approach to Childhood Obesity” in accordance with the policies and protocols of the funding agency and Alcorn State University. The Post-Doctoral Research Associate will perform duties to maintain productive research and project implementation.
|Scope of Responsibilities||
Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Post-Doctoral Research Associate will assume responsibilities to design, organize, conduct research, design protocols and publish results in research journals. He/she will also coordinate research meetings and provide supervision for undergraduate research students in the department of Human Sciences
|Essential Job Functions||
•Support the Principal Investigator and the research team in the design, implementation of research and research procedures.
•An earned doctorate degree in Human Sciences, Child Development, Nutrition and Health or closely related field from an accredited university.
|Licensing and Certifications||
Relevant licenses and certifications are a plus
|Knowledge Skills and Abilities||
•Demonstrated understanding of operational requirements for a successful research project and managing resources.
|Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas||No|
|Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds||Occasionally|
|Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds||Not Required|
|Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds||Not Required|
|Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds||Not Required|
|Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds||Not Required|
|Extended Work Hours||Occasionally|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
Alcorn State University
Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
|Advertising Summary||Excellent Benefits Package|
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