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Job ID: 118988

Universidad Mayor, de Chile

Date Posted Jan. 30, 2019
University Universidad Mayor, de Chile
Santiago, Chile
Department Center for Public Policy Research
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Mar. 4, 2019
  • Post-Doc
  • Social and Behavioral Medicine


The Society and Health Research Center at Universidad Mayor ( is seeking to sponsor postdoctoral researchers funded through CONICYT/FONDECYT.

The overarching mission of the Society and Health Research Center is to advance well-being at the individual, social, and institutional levels in a context of global demographic, epidemiological, technological, and environmental change. Our research strengths are grouped into three clusters: (1) social and life-course determinants of health and aging, (2) social relationships and cohesion, (3) and institutions and regulation from a cross-national and comparative perspective. To study these issues, we use mixed methods and embrace the new opportunities arising with an era of big "cells to society" data.

We seek candidates with the ability to conduct research using advanced statistics, with particular strengths in quantitative analysis of longitudinal and/or multilevel data, who are interested in developing a collaborative publication record with the faculty at the Society and Health Research Center, and that are fluent in English.

Applicants should submit by email: a curriculum vitae, letter of application, and one sample of written work. Letters of reference and welcomed, but not required. Questions and all application materials should be emailed at and Screening of applications will begin on March 4th 2019 and will remain open until the candidates are selected, which must happen by or before June 2019.

All selected candidates will be sponsored and asked to apply for the FONDECYT Postdoctoral Competition 2020 (

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