Medical: Burn Injury En Route Care - PostDoc Research

Organization
U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)
Reference Code
USAISR-2020-0041
How to Apply

Components of the online application are as follows:

  • Profile Information

  • Educational and Employment History

  • Essay Questions (goals, experiences, and skills relevant to the opportunity)

  • Resume (PDF)

  • Transcripts/Academic Records - For this opportunity, an unofficial transcript or copy of the may be submitted. Click here for detailed information about acceptable transcripts.

  • Recommendation(s)

Submitted documents must have all social security numbers, student identification numbers, and/or dates of birth removed (blanked out, blackened out, made illegible, etc.) prior to uploading into the application system. If you have questions, send an email to ARMY-MRMC@orise.orau.gov Please list the reference code of this opportunity in the subject line of the email. All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.

Letter of Recommendation: While a letter of recommendation is not required to be considered, applicants are required to provide contact information for one recommendation in order to submit the application. Applicants are encouraged to request a letter of recommendation before submission as this may help reviewers have a better understanding of the applicant’s qualifications and interests.  If selected, a letter recommendation must be submitted on your behalf upon acceptance of the appointment.

 

Description

US Air Force En route Care Research Center is located in the Army Institute of Surgical Research at Fort Sam Houston, TX. The research team includes active duty emergency medicine physicians, scientists, research coordinators, and a program manager. The center conducts research related to the en route care of combat casualties from point of injury to and between medical treatment facilities.

The USAISR SAMMC and 59th Clinical Research Division is offering a research opportunity focusing on the retrospective record review of casualties with burn injuries transported by the Air Force Critical Care Air Transport Teams (CCATT) and Burn Flight Teams. We will describe and compare the care and outcomes between groups. The knowledge gained by this study will inform training and clinical practice guidelines related to the direct care of patients with burn injuries. Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will take part in integrated, complementary and inter-disciplinary approaches to combat casualty care and address programmatic, procedural & regulatory research. The ORISE participant will learn from military and civilian researchers and clinicians at the USAISR, SAMMC, and 59th MDW Clinical Research Division. 

Appointment Length

This appointment is a twelve month research appointment, with the possibility to be renewed for additional research periods. Appointments may be extended depending on funding availability, project assignment, program rules, and availability of the participant.

Participant Benefits

Participants will receive a stipend to be determined by USAISR. Stipends are typically based on the participant’s academic standing, discipline, experience, and research facility location.  Other benefits may include the following:

  • Health Insurance Supplement. Participants are eligible to purchase health insurance through ORISE.

  • Relocation Allowance

  • Training and Travel Allowance

Nature of Appointment

The participant will not enter into an employee/employer relationship with ORISE, ORAU, DOD, or any other office or agency.  Instead, the participant will be affiliated with ORISE for the administration of the appointment through the ORISE appointment letter and Terms of Appointment.

Qualifications

Postdoctoral Research - biology, epidemiology, psychology

 

Eligibility Requirements
  • Citizenship: U.S. Citizen Only
  • Degree: Doctoral Degree received within the last 6 months or currently pursuing.
  • Discipline(s):
    • Communications and Graphics Design (2 )
    • Computer Sciences (17 )
    • Earth and Geosciences (23 )
    • Engineering (27 )
    • Environmental and Marine Sciences (13 )
    • Life Health and Medical Sciences (47 )
    • Mathematics and Statistics (11 )
    • Nanotechnology (1 )
    • Other Physical Sciences (12 )
    • Physics (16 )
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences (32 )
  • Veteran Status: Veterans Preference, degree received within the last 120 month(s).