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Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Tennessee

Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Tennessee in the United States of America

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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville College of Nursing is seeking a highly qualified candidate for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship on advancing the science to improve the mental and behavioral health of children at end of life.


This Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Tennessee provides a richly mentored experience for scholars committed to multidisciplinary and collaborative research advancing the science of pediatric mental and behavioral health at end of life. This position will support research efforts in pediatric end-oflife and palliative care (EOLPC) science, while receiving advanced training from a designated NIH Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed to pursue a career of independent scholarship. This post-doctoral position will join an established R01 team led by Dr. Lisa C. Lindley, which operates at a distance.

Learning Outcomes

At this Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Tennessee, the candidate will

  • Obtain experience in federally funded research.
  • Participate in ongoing research projects.
  • Generate new data for research.
  • Gain experience in advanced analytical methods.
  • Participate in traditional and innovative research dissemination.
  • Write and submit grant applications.
  • Participate in writing groups.
  • Extend professional networks.


The annual stipend for this position is $50,000. This position is for up to two years, contingent upon successful progression during year one. Other benefits include pilot funds, health/dental insurance, and relocation allowance. At UTK, we strive to provide eligible employees with a comprehensive suite of benefits. For complete information about insurance, retirement, and other benefits available to you, please visit the UT System HR Benefits page.


  • Applications are welcome from nurses and non-nurses with a research doctorate or those nearing completion of a doctoral degree with a demonstrated commitment to scholarship in mental and behavioral health.
  • Preference is given to applicants with histories of prior research funding and first-authored data-based publications in refereed journals.
  • Fellowships are open to eligible U.S. citizens. Applicants from groups underrepresented in nursing and health care are encouraged to apply.

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The University of Tennessee is a public university in Knoxville, USA. The university offers degree programs in various disciplines such as Agriculture, Architecture, Business, Education, Engineering and more. Furthermore, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has been accrediting the university to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Above all, the university is in 419th position in the QS World University Rankings 2019.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline30 September,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerThe University of Tennessee



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