Postdoctoral Scholar in Nursing

College of Health and Human Services

Department: Nursing


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Description: The Department of Nursing at UNH is offering a two-year postdoctoral position. The Postdoctoral Scholar will establish a research agenda through working closely with nursing faculty to conduct academic research in an area such as harm reduction related to opioid use disorder, parental and family stress and coping, sexual and reproductive health, interprofessional team development, diagnostic reasoning, overdiagnosis/ overtreatment, or interprofessional team development. The postdoctoral fellow will be granted a research budget that may be augmented with external funding or university grants.

Recent PhD graduates in nursing or related disciplines who are eligible for NH licensure as a registered nursing are encouraged to apply. UNH has a “R1: very high research activity” Carnegie Classification. Members of the department have in the past 5-years published in top  journals including Preventive Medicine, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Journal of Patient Safety, Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS, Drugs: Education, Prevention, and Policy, Journal of Pediatric Nursing, Journal of Nursing Measurement, Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Journal of Aging and Health, BMJ Open Quality & Safety, Health Care Management Review, Diagnosis, and Journal of Nursing Regulation, and Health Care Management Review. 

Professional development will be provided through participation in faculty development opportunities with early career faculty, senior faculty coaching, involvement in department activities, and support funds. Responsibilities will include teaching one course annually.


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