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Postdoctoral Fellowship
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health

Date Posted Sep. 24, 2021
Title Postdoctoral Fellowship
University University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health
Houston, TX, United States
Department Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences
Application Deadline Oct. 15, 2021
Position Start Date Dec. 1, 2021
  • Post-Doc
  • Public Health/Management/Administration
    Health Sciences - General

Join our nationally recognized postdoctoral training program housed within a thriving multidisciplinary environment in the largest medical center in the world! Expand your training and research experience taking advantage of opportunities for collaborations in diverse populations across Texas, the U.S., and abroad. We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow to start by December 1st,2021. This postdoc position is supported by the National Cancer Institute (T32) funded Cancer Control Research Training Program at UTHealth. Our faculty are internationally recognized in the areas of implementation science, cancer control and population sciences, health equity, cancer epidemiology, among others, with high levels of NIH, CDC, State, and foundation funding including a CDC funded Prevention Research Center, the Texas Comprehensive Colorectal Screening Program, and a new Institute for Implementation Science. Texas cancer researchers also are eligible for many funding opportunities from the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Our postdoctoral program has launched many outstanding scholars – join us at anyone of our six campuses across the state.

Experience and/or interest in implementation science, health equity, community engaged research is highly desirable. Applicants from underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Fellows will receive support for up to 2 years and annual stipend starting at $53,760, depending on experience plus health insurance, tuition, fees, books, software, and travel.

Position Eligibility
Individuals with a PhD, DrPH, MD, or other doctoral degree in public health, health promotion, behavioral or social science, epidemiology, health services research, health policy, health economics, biostatistics, or data science. Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents only.

  • UTHealth is an EEO/AA employer. M/F/D/V. UTHealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE/M/D/F/V. This is a security-sensitive position and thereby subject to Texas Education code §51.215. A background check will be required for the final candidates.

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Contact Information

  • Allie Rodas
    Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health
    Houston, TX


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