[Rasch] Research Faculty / Research Scientist position

Callie Tyner callie.tyner at gmail.com
Sat Apr 21 05:26:28 AEST 2018

The Center for Health Assessment Research and Translation (CHART) in the
College of Health Sciences at the University of Delaware is seeking
candidates for a research faculty/research scientist position.

Successful candidates will play a major role in conducting outcomes-related
research in a college-wide research center at the University of Delaware
devoted to the development and utilization of assessment and outcomes
measures, their translation into clinical practice, and other research to
improve the lives of individuals with disabilities.  The successful
candidate will assume roles on currently funded grants related to (1) the
development of new Quality of Life instruments targeted for individuals
with neurological impairments and disabilities (e.g., rehabilitation
populations); (2) development of self-management interventional tools to
improve a wide range of symptoms following SCI and TBI; 3) use of outcomes
measurement tools in program evaluation; (4) outcomes assessment in amputee
and orthopedic medicine; (5) research designed to improve quality of life
following Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Traumatic Amputation,
or other traumatic injury; and (6) the development of new
neuropsychological measures including the assessment of cognitive

Successful candidates will be expected to provide oversight and assistance
on a wide range of Center activities.   Responsibilities include study
coordination, data management/analyses, preparation of findings for
publication, and supervision of research assistants. Candidates will
participate in the preparation of grant proposals and are expected to
prepare their own submissions that are relevant to the mission of CHART.

Qualifications include a record of publishing and preparing/competing for
federally funded grants (or the promise of being able to do so), and strong
statistical, data management, and writing skills.  The successful candidate
should have post-doctoral experience in health-related research, tests and
measurement, rehabilitation psychology, or neuropsychology.   Experience in
psychological assessment, patient-reported outcomes, amputee & orthopedic
medicine, traumatic brain injury and/or spinal cord injury medicine,
virtual reality, psychometrics and test development, and/or item response
theory is preferred.  Level will be dependent upon experience and

Salary & Benefits: Competitive and commensurate with experience and
qualifications. The benefits package is one of the best in the nation,
supporting inclusion of UD in the Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great
Colleges to Work For" program.

Qualified candidates should send CV and inquiries to:  *David S. Tulsky,
Ph.D., Professor and Director of the Center for Health Assessment Research
and Translation, STAR Annex, 101 Discovery Blvd, Newark, DE  19713, or by
e-mail to **dtulsky at udel.edu* <dtulsky at udel.edu>*.*

For more information see https://apply.interfolio.com/49512
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Callie Tyner, PhD
callie.tyner at gmail.com
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