Post Doctoral Fellow
Post Doctoral FellowInternal Title:
Post Doctoral FellowCampus:
Arnold School of Public HealthDepartment:
ASPH Health Promotion, Education and BehaviorBand :
UnclassifiedAdvertised Minimum Salary :
Salary commensurate with qualifications.Advertised Salary Range:
Full TimeHours per Week:
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.Type of Staff Position:
Research Grant (RGP)Basis :
12 monthsJob Search Category:
Post-doctoralBenefit Eligibility Type:
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)South Carolina Retirement:
YesState Insurance Programs:
YesAdvertised Job Summary:
The position primarily will involve engagement with a tobacco research project funded by the Fogarty International Center at the National Institute of Health. The project involves partnering with research groups in Mexico, Guatemala, and collaborating US sites to analyze longitudinal survey and experimental data on the patterns, predictors and consequences of e-cigarette and cigarette use among adolescents (Guatemala) and adults (Mexico), including the development of simulation models to evaluate the effects of different tobacco control policies on public health. Responsibilities include coordination of research activities across participating sites, particularly quantitative data analysis and production of scientific manuscripts. Resources will also be available for pilot studies that support the development of research proposals for further funding, especially projects that would complement funded projects.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):
PhD in social sciences or public health, with quantitative orientation to behavioral science.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Must be detail oriented and have strong writing skills, including evidence for leadership on analysis and writing of scientific publications. Expertise with advanced quantitative methods (e.g., multi-level modeling, repeated measures, structural equation modeling), including for analysis of complex survey data (e.g., clustering of data, as in schools; representative samples).
Expertise with international tobacco control, especially research on electronic cigarettes, marketing effects, and policies.
NoHazardous weather category:
Non-EssentialNumber of Vacancies:
1Desired Start Date:
05/16/2021Job Open Date:
03/02/2021Job Close Date:
04/16/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial 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 April 16, 2021Quicklink for Posting:
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