Postdoctoral Fellow

Job description

The Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for a three-year position as Postdoctoral Trainee, to begin in Fall 2018. At the end of three years, this position has the potential to convert to a Clinical Teaching Track faculty position. The position is a 12-month appointment with a 5-course per academic year teaching commitment in the department's undergraduate Public Health program (specifically including a course in Environmental Health). Additional responsibilities include 10% supervising undergraduate research opportunities; 20% conducting independent research; 10% participating in training program in undergraduate pedagogy, and 10% service. The trainee will work with a designated HBS faculty mentor and participate in a customized pedagogy training component for the position.

The area of expertise is open to health, broadly defined, and we particularly encourage applications from individuals who conduct research and teach in the area of environmental health. The program is especially interested in individuals who fit with the Department's interdisciplinary focus on the application of social, behavioral, and natural science theory and methods to social and biological aspects of population health in national and/or global contexts. The successful candidate will join a department active in research, grant-writing, and teaching in a program with a graduate (Ph.D.) degree and undergraduate major in public health (B.A./B.S.).

Salary and Benefits:

Salary will be offered on a basis commensurate with qualifications and experience, in alignment with the NIH Postdoctoral 2017 Stipend Rates..

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Additional details about the department can be found at

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The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in health, broadly defined, or related field

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 11293 Candidates should submit a cover letter describing teaching and research interests, a current CV, a list of at least 3 professional references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., syllabi, evaluations, etc.). Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and will continue until a hire is made. Questions regarding application materials should be directed to Heather Doane at 303.315.7157 or [email protected]

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30160 - CLAS-Health&BehavioralSciences

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 9, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Heather Doane

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00658229





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Posted: 5/9/2018
Application Due: 6/16/2018
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