ATSU - Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
A.T. Still University

St. Louis, Missouri

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

A.T. Still University (ATSU) is seeking applicants for an exempt Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the St. Louis Dental Center. This position will report directly to the ATSRI Director and be assigned to work with the MOSDOH Assistant Dean of Research/ATSRI Center Co-director. The purpose of this position is to support and promote clinical and translational research projects/activities within the ATSRI Center for Oral Health Research and MOSDOH, while advancing their own research interests and research career development, all in alignment with ATSU's social mission and scholarly strategic planning areas (e.g. oral public health, social determinants of health, community health research, health equity research, qualitative/survey research, clinical trials, discovery research, etc.). To this end, they will assist in the planning, development, implementation, evaluation, and dissemination of oral health research outcomes.

Major Job Duties

  • Responsible for day-to-day coordination of clinical outcomes investigations organized and relevant to post-doctoral training
  • Identify, develop, and implement a research study to advance post-doctoral training and expertise
  • Monitor recruitment and retention of research subjects
  • Provide and support research data handling functions such as collection, quality monitoring, and entry
  • Schedule research protocol activities
  • Coordinate start-up activities for clinical research protocols
  • Assist in research dissemination including oral presentations, posters, and manuscript preparation
  • Assist with management of fiscal and physical research resources
  • Assist researchers in the preparation and submission of progress reports and financial status reports
  • Monitor research grant programmatic activities for timeliness and appropriateness/accuracy
  • Assist in the production of activity reports from current clinical research projects
  • Assist in research grant proposal development
  • Support research protocol development
  • Ensure that the goals, objectives, and activities related to research projects are achieved and evaluated in a timely manner; moreover, organize/facilitate appropriate planning, development, and implementation of assigned scholarly activities
  • Other duties as assigned


  • PhD/doctorate in oral health or other health professions field (e.g. DPH, PhD in Epidemiology, etc.)
  • Be computer literate
  • Be familiar with program evaluation techniques and budget management
  • Interact well with patients, including those with special needs and their caregivers
  • Team player who can also work independently
  • Assertive
  • Possess a positive and proactive approach
  • Work well under pressure
  • Highly professional
  • Possess the ability to work well with persons of diverse educational, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Outgoing and personable

ATSU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverages, among more. If eligible, employee-elected benefits would begin the first of the month following hire date. For more information, please visit:

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