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Geisinger Health System International Postdoctoral Trauma Research Fellowship in Danville, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

Position provides opportunity for growth and development as in independent investigator. Will conduct specific research projects under the supervision of staff scientists or Research Faculty members. Provides intellectual and technical support to research programs and initiatives.

Job Duties

  • Conducts research related to specific project or initiative.

  • Gathers, summarizes, records and interprets data obtained from research projects and initiatives.

  • Plans subsequent work with review and approval of principal scientist and investigator.

  • Develops research protocols.

  • May instruct others in area of expertise.

  • May present research results at internal and external scientific venues.

  • Interprets and follow policies and guidelines to define procedures and meet goals and deadlines.

Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

Position Details

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Geisinger Health System is offering an international postdoctoral research fellowship opportunity for a physician interested in advancing research in the field of orthopaedics.

The paid, full time position is a one year fellowship to begin in July 2021. This is an industry funded position at a teaching hospital and level one trauma center in Danville, Pennsylvania.

The focus of this research fellowship is orthopaedic trauma. The fellow will participate in the full spectrum of clinical research: project design, data acquisition, statistical analysis, interpretation of results, poster/manuscript writing, and presentation. The individual will work closely with the orthopaedic research team, which is comprised of research project coordinators, a director, and faculty.

Applicants must be a qualified orthopaedic surgeon with current board certification for their respective country. Please send your CV, one page cover letter, and contact information to orthoresearch@geisinger.edu. In the email subject line, please type the words “Trauma Fellowship.”

Applications will be considered, interviews will be conducted, and offers will be made on a rolling basis. Please note that Geisinger will sponsor a J1 visa for accepted international research fellow.

For more information about our department, please visit our website: https://www.geisinger.org/patient-care/institutes/msk-institute

Education

Doctoral Degree- (Required)

Experience

Certification(s) and License(s)

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

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