Post Doctoral Fellow

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Logo Posting Number STA00222PO19 Classification Title Post Doctoral Fellow Internal Title Post Doctoral Fellow Campus Columbia Work County Richland College/Division Arnold School of Public Health Department ASPH Health Promotion, Education and Behavior Band Unclassified Advertised Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications. Advertised Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per Week Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Post-doctoral About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at uscjobs.sc.edu.Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility Type Research Grant (RGP) South Carolina Retirement Yes State Insurance Programs Yes Annual Leave Yes Sick Leave Yes Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Collating and analyzing findings from datasets. Performing literature reviews. Creating and presenting reports/updates on findings and developing manuscripts. Exploring and pursuing other grant funded opportunities.
Communication with Director and fellow members of the department. Facilitating scientific coordination and communication.
Responsible for investigating and developing methods for data visualization using statistical software like SAS and other related technologies as needed.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Ph.D, in public health, psychology, sociology, education, nursing, or related fields by the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced training in research methodology and statistics. Previous research experiences in HIV, health disparity, Big Data analytics, or biopsychosocial intervention are preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Proficiency in SPSS, SAS, STATA or other statistical programming.
Strong analytic skills, ability to work as an effective team member, high standard of work ethic, good organizational and communication skills.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 04/18/2019 Job Close Date 06/02/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
We are only accepting applications submitted by June 2, 2019

Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/55326 EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Ph.D., in public health, psychology, sociology, education, nursing, or related fields by the time of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

 

 

 

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Posted: 4/19/2019
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