Dignity Health Postdoctoral Fellow in PHOENIX, Arizona


Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at .


J-1 research scholars will perform tasks that are consistent with Dignity's J1 Research Scholar programs. The specificity of the tasks will be determined by Dignity Health. Under the J-1 program, a research scholar may stay in the U.S. for up to five years. However, Dignity has complete discretion of determining the exact length of any J-1 research scholar's stay in the U.S., including the initial period of stay and whether there will be any subsequent extension. The J1 scholar will engage in laboratory, translational, or clinical research under the direction and guidance of a faculty member, developing skills necessary for success as an independent investigator.


Laboratory or clinical research at the post-baccalaureate level with an interest in a faculty member's line of study. Beyond minimum required, experience writing research reports concerning own work and familiarity with a biomedical discipline Ph.D., post-baccalaureate M.D. or D.Sc. degree or equivalent in a relevant field of endeavor.

Doctoral degree in a relevant field of endeavor. Laboratory or clinical technical and/or interpersonal skills as appropriate. Technical and/or conceptual expertise in a relevant field. Familiar with basic computer, mathematical, scientific, reasoning, and oral and written communication skills as appropriate. Proficient in basic computer, mathematical, scientific, reasoning, and oral and written communication skills as appropriate

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Job ID 2018-60216

Employment Type Full Time

Department Research-Brain Tumor Barrow

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center

Shift Day

Location PHOENIX

State/Province AZ

Standard Hours mon-fri 9-5

Work Schedule 8 Hour