The U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM) is offering a fellowship in musculoskeletal injury research with a focus on public health.
What will I be doing?
You will be part of a multi-faceted research study evaluating the influence of social networks on health-related behaviors and outcomes following musculoskeletal injury among Soldiers in the US Army 3rd Infantry Division.
Why should I apply?
The study will leverage social network theory and ecological momentary assessment to better inform military leadership and medical providers in understanding how to prevent injury and improve recovery following musculoskeletal injury.
Under the guidance of a mentor you will have the opportunity to expand your skill sets and gain valuable training and experience to further your scientific development and will have the opportunity to learn more about:
Recruiting study participants in a military setting
Collecting and analyzing data using R programming software and ecological momentary assessment platforms
Proposing, analyzing, publishing, and disseminating research including publications and national presentations
Throughout your internship your mentor will develop learning objectives to fit your personal career development goals, while providing guidance and education that will prepare you for your future.
Where will I be located?
Fort Stewart, Georgia -Please note this opportunity may include some travel.
What is the anticipated start date?
Exact start dates will be determined at the time of selection and in coordination with the selected candidate. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and fellowships will be filled as qualified candidates are identified.
What is the appointment length?
Appointments are initially for one year with the option to extend the appointment for up to four additional years, contingent upon project needs and funding availability.
What are the benefits?
You will receive a stipend to be determined by USARIEM. Stipends are typically based on academic standing, discipline, experience, and research facility location. Other benefits may include:
Health Insurance Supplement (Participants are eligible to purchase health insurance through ORISE)
Training and Travel Allowance
The qualified candidate must have received either a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in public health, kinesiology, exercise physiology, or related discipline.
U.S. citizenship is required.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Must be able to pass a Federal Background Check
Highly competitive applicants will have the following knowledge, skills and qualities:
Working knowledge of R programming software
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (word, outlook, and excel)
Experience working with members of the military
Two years of experience working with large groups
1-2 years of research experience
First Aid/ CPE/ AED Certified
The successful applicant will be required to comply with Environmental, Safety and Health (ES&H) requirements of the host facility, including but not limited to COVID-19 requirements (e.g. facial covering, physical distancing, testing, vaccination).
APPLY NOW: https://zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/USAMRMC-RIEM-2022-0019
Questions? Contact ARMY-MRMC@orise.orau.gov