Postdoctoral Associate in Health Behavior Change and Mobile Health at Boston University

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Postdoctoral Associate in Health Behavior Change and Mobile Health at Boston University

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The Center for Behavioral Science Research seeks a postdoctoral associate with strong interest and competency in mobile health (apps, text, sensors, VR) and health behavior change. The associate will have the opportunity collaborate on one of two recently funded grants on digital interventions; one on motivating cessation of adolescent vaping and the other on motivating smoking cessation among dental clinic patients. The associate will also start an independent project, apply for grant funding, and author manuscripts from existing data sets. Applicants should possess a doctoral degree (or ABD) in psychology (or related behavioral or social science), excellent communication and writing skills, and advanced training in research methodology and biostatistics. The associate will receive mentorship in grant writing and publications and be afforded career development opportunities through Boston University. Salary and benefits are competitive. The Boston University Medical Campus is comprised of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, the School of Medicine, and the School of Public Health, providing a strong collaborative interdisciplinary environment with a wealth of resources, including the NIH-funded Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI), which provides an array of services, collaborative opportunities, pilot funding, and training. Robust collaborations with the surrounding community supports dissemination research. Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter with statement of research interests to Dr. Belinda Borrelli, Director of the Center for Behavioral Science Research and Director of the BU Mobile & Electronic Health Affinity Research Collaborative: [email protected]

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Posted: 9/8/2020
Application Due: 12/7/2020
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