Postdoctoral Scholar

Job description

Job ID: 43069

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Apply On Or Before: 04/21/2018


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


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 24, 2018.
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:
The Postdoctoral Fellow will be expected to spend part of the time working independently and part collaboratively with Faculty Associates. They are also expected to attend Pepper events and to present their research to the Pepper community and is encouraged to prepare grant applications.


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


Preference will be given to candidates whose interests fit within one or more of the institute’s research areas.

Anticipated Salary Range

The salary for this one-year position is based on National Institutes of Health’s projected stipends for 2018, ranging from $48,450 (for those with 0 years of experience) to $55,600 (for those with 5 years of experience).

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.


This is a temporary full-time position.

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This position may require successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at 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.
Interested candidates are invited to send via email and upload to their application the following materials: a letter of application; a research statement; and a CV with the contact details of three professional referees. Materials should be sent to Anne Barrett, Director of the Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, at [email protected]
Deadline for submission of materials is April 15, 2018.

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Posted: 3/9/2018
Application Due: 4/19/2018
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