10 - Davenport Campus - Davenport, IA
The Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research (PCCR) at the Main campus of
Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA invites applications for a
The PCCR seeks a candidate to join our network of research faculty, staff and
collaborators engaged in innovative clinical studies and health services
research in the areas of musculoskeletal health and pain management to better
the health of patients and the practice of chiropractic. This position has no
required teaching responsibilities.
Top candidates will be effective team-members, participate in and foster
interdisciplinary collaborations, provide mentorship, and exhibit the
potential to establish externally-funded research programs. A demonstrated
record of peer-reviewed publications is expected. Experience in seeking
external-funding is highly desirable.
We welcome applicants with all levels of experience, including those working
on doctoral dissertations (ABD) who will have the degree conferred by the
time of appointment.
Applications should include a 1-2 page cover letter directly addressing how
your research interests and expertise can integrate with the PCCR's mission
and direction, a current CV, and a 1-2 page summary of current research
productivity and future research interests. In addition, 2-3 letters of
recommendation should be sent directly from the recommender to Human
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A PhD or equivalent doctoral degree (e.g. ScD, DHSc) is required at
A health professional degree (e.g. DC, DO, MD, PT, RN) with experience
in healthcare delivery is a plus.
Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Performs sedentary to light work in a ventilated, lighted, and temperature
controlled office or laboratory setting.
Frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, sit, lift moderate weight objects
(up to 20 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the workday.
The PCCR was established in 1995 and is currently the largest and most highly
funded research effort in the U.S. chiropractic academic community. We have
been awarded over $40M in research grants through the National Institutes of
Health, the Department of Defense, Health Resources and Services
Administration, and private foundations. Our research is conducted
collaboratively with research-intensive universities and healthcare
institutions. Active partners include investigators at Yale University, Osher
Center for Integrative Medicine jointly based at Brigham and Women's Hospital
and Harvard Medical School, and The University of Iowa College of Public
Health. The PCCR has excellent clinical research support, including a
dedicated research clinic, exceptional clinical research professionals, and an
Office of Data Management & Biostatistics. We also conduct research in
military treatment facilities and VA healthcare centers across the U.S.