University of Utah Post Doc Fellow w/Ret in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 08/28/2017

Requisition Number PRN15132B

Job Title Post Doc Fellow w/Ret

Working Title Post Doc Fellow w/Ret

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary


VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00201 - PhysicalTher/Athletic Training

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range TBD

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

This Post-doctoral fellowship will involve participation in the examination and treatment of persons with chronic neurologic diseases across the continuum of disability, beginning at diagnosis and extending to functional dependence with a particular focus on postural and gaze stability and fall risk. The chosen Post-doctoral Fellow gain experience in utilizing measures of vestibulo-ocular and vestibulo-spinal reflex function, dynamic stability during gait, as well as dizziness and balance confidence.

This is a benefited position but this assignment can end at any time depending on grant approval. This is considered a temporary position.


Minimum Qualifications

•Ph.D – Doctoral degree should be in a field relevant to rehabilitation.

•Non-immigrants are eligible to apply provided they can be lawfully employed in the U.S.

•Excellent academic record.

•Research experience: PhD candidates should be proficient in basic research skills specifically in the area of motion capture and examination of coordination via kinetic and kinematic measures. Strong candidates will have either publications or publishable theses.

•An expressed intention to pursue a career of rehabilitation research.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.