Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute/Allina Health
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Academic / Research
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: R-0013582
Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute (CKRI)/Allina Health is recruiting a Rehabilitation Researcher to develop new lines of inquiry within the context of a clinical setting. Courage Kenny Research is the research arm of CKRI and one of 13 research houses across Allina Health. At present, the Courage Kenny Research team conducts studies with federal, state, and foundation funding related to acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury, and cancer survivorship. https://www.allinahealth.org/ckresearch
Primary duties of this position include:
Collaboration with the Courage Kenny Research team and CKRI clinicians to develop, secure funding for, and conduct clinically-relevant rehabilitation research
Provide education and guidances towards translation of new findings into everyday rehabilitation practice
Contribute to Courage Kenny Research's strategic planning and growth
Mentor and provide periodic education to CKRI clinicians who are interested in research.
Opportunities to collaborate with faculty members from various local academic institutions such as the University of Minnesota are anticipated.
The successful candidate should have a research doctorate (e.g., PhD, ScD) and expertise in areas related to rehabilitation sciences including but not limited to occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language pathology, kinesiology, or biomedical engineering. Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to develop and lead a program of research and have a history of peer-reviewed publications and successful grant writing at the private, state, or federal level.
Applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule will be considered.
About Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute/Allina Health
Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute (CKRI) is the rehabilitation service line of the Allina Health System, a large Minnesota nonprofit corporation that delivers health care services to patients in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. CKRI offers a unique environment for successful research development given our robust patient populations and strong clinical presence across the rehabilitation continuum of care. CKRI clinicians and providers serve over 100,000 clients per year, providing rehabilitation care and community rehabilitation services in acute medical settings, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, and community-based services, including extensive sports and fitness offerings for people with disabilities.