This is a postdoctoral training experience in a multidisciplinary research team. The Postdoctoral Associate
will be supervised by Dr. Leonard Epstein, chief of the Division of Behavioral Medicine, UB Department of Pediatrics
. Dr. Epstein’s research interests focus on health behavior change and determinants of eating, physical activity and drug self-administration.
The scholar will work on Dr. Epstein’s research projects and develop new independent research. It is common to work more on ongoing projects in the beginning of the postdoctoral experience. The goal is for the Postdoctoral Associate to become an independent investigator.Dr. Epstein
is an internationally recognized authority in the fields of childhood overweight, physical activity, weight control and family intervention. For the past 35 years, Dr. Epstein has conducted research relevant to the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity, including mechanisms that regulate intake and energy expenditure in children.Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages
About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.