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Post Doctoral Scholar - Health, Behavior & Society
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Feb. 12, 2020
Title Post Doctoral Scholar - Health, Behavior & Society
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Health Wellness & Injury Prevention
    Health Education & Promotion
    Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Social and Behavioral Medicine

The Department of Health, Behavior & Society at the University of Kentucky is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar under the direct supervision of Dr. Jerod Stapleton. The role of this position is to coordinate the conduct of population studies research, including studies of health-related behaviors and beliefs among individuals at risk for cancer and cancer patients.

Responsibilities include assisting in all tasks related to ongoing research, with a particular focus on cancer prevention and control, training and supervising students and research staff, data collection, management, and analysis, and writing and preparation of manuscripts and grant applications. |Considerable opportunities for mentored professional development including analytic skills for quantitative and qualitative data, writing lead-author papers, and designing, applying for, and conducting grant-funded research.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing their previous experience in research, data analysis, and scientific writing as well as future career goal. A current CV and contact information for three references is also required for application. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

The successful applicant may begin working as soon as possible. This full time position includes benefits. This is a two-year position with the second year of support contingent on acceptable performance in year 1.

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