OPS/ Postdoctoral Scholar

Tallahassee, FL
May 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 41641

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Apply On Or Before: 06/15/2017


Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy College of Social Sciences and Public Policy


The Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, located within the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University, is currently recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow for a one-year position (with a possible one-year renewal) to begin on or around August 25, 2017.
The Pepper Institute brings together faculty and students from a range of disciplines, such as sociology, economics, political science, urban and regional planning, public health, psychology, social work, and medicine, to address aging issues. Research at Pepper centers on four areas: Pathways to Later Life; Aging and Health Disparities; Communities and Transportation; and Aging and Health Policy. For more information about the Institute’s Faculty Associates and their research, see our website: http://pepperinstitute.fsu.edu/.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will be expected to spend part of the time working independently and part collaboratively with Faculty Associates. S/he also is expected to attend Pepper events and to present her/his research to the Pepper community and is encouraged to prepare grant applications.


Ph.D. in a social or behavioral science, awarded within the past five years, and experience conducting aging research.

Contact Info

Interested candidates are invited to send via email the following materials: a letter of application; a research statement; and a CV with the contact details of three references. Materials should be sent to Anne Barrett, Director of the Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, at abarrett@fsu.edu. Deadline for submission of materials is June 15, 2017. Please note that candidates also are required by this deadline to apply at https://jobs.fsu.edu.

Anticipated Salary Range

The salary for this one-year position is based on National Institutes of Health’s projected stipends for 2017, ranging from $47,484 (for those with 0 years of experience) to $54,228 (for those with 5 years of experience).

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.


If not otherwise specified, schedule is M-F, 8-5.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Affordable Care Act

OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees that meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information, please visit the following website regarding the Affordable Care Act, http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=benefits/insurance/insurance_home&ops=1.

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