Postdoctoral Fellow

1111 W 17th St Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74107 United States
Apr 19, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Details

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Position Title:

Postdoctoral Fellow

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OSU Campus:

Center for Health Sciences - Tulsa


Center for Wellness and Recovery

Location Address:

1111 W 17th St
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74107
United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

0.00 - 0.00, Commensurate

Work Schedule:

Typically 8 hrs/day, 5 days/week

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

This postdoctoral fellow position will support bio-behavioral research substance use and abuse at Center for Wellness and Recovery (CWR). Fellow will help conduct randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in order to improve outcomes of treatment and recovery from opioid use disorders. RCTs include nutritional intervention, use of technology to aid treatment and recovery, and use of recovery applications to improve support during craving.

Postdoctoral fellow will assist with the following duties: a) manuscript preparation from existing datasets; b) deliver behavioral interventions to study participants; c) clinical data collection; d) data analysis; and e) designing and implementing new translational research studies. Fellow will have opportunities to coauthor multiple scientific articles from existing primary datasets and write federal grants leveraging the resources and interdisciplinary connections, across Public Health, Psychiatry, Psychology, Neuroscience, Family Medicine, and Human Development and Family Science, among other departments.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to lift and carry 8-10 pounds, stoop, reach, stand, walk, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, see, and perform repetitive motions with or without reasonable accommodations.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should provide cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three professional references, and published writing sample(s).

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

- PhD in Public Health, Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, or a related discipline
- Must have good scientific writing skills with a solid publication record, clinical research experience, and strong quantitative data analytic skills

- Experience working in the field of substance use or abuse, clinical experience (e.g., mental health, addiction, and/or chronic pain populations), and/or previous study coordination experience on Federally-funded studies

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations,OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

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