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Postdoctoral Fellow

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
1013 E 66th Pl Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74136 United States

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Postdoctoral Fellow

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OSU Campus:

Tulsa - Center for Health Sciences/OSU Medicine


Center for Wellness and Recovery

Location Address:

1013 E 66th Pl
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74136
United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

0.00 - 0.00, Commensurate with education and experience

Work Schedule:

Typically, 5 days/week, 8 hours/day

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Job Summary:

Postdoctoral Fellow in PerinatalHealth Behavior

OSU CHS is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow to support research on periconceptional and perinatal health behaviors, includingsubstance exposed pregnancies. This fellowship will be affiliated with theNIH-funded HEALthy Brain and Child Development (HBCD) study. The idealcandidate will have experience collecting data from diverse pools of humansubjects, conducting data analysis, and writing manuscripts. The candidate willhave opportunities to mentor graduate and undergraduate students; and will bewell supported in manuscript writing and presentations at national conferences.If interested, the fellow will also have support and opportunities for mentoredgrantsmanship (e.g., K-series applications).

University, andEnvironment: Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences islocated in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tulsa is a bustling small city, with an extensivetrail and park system, and extensive dining and shopping opportunities. As anacademic medical system, training and research are integrated with provision ofclinical care through specialty clinics and in our hospital setting.

Postdoctoral fellow willassist with the following duties:
a) manuscript preparation from existingdatasets
b) recruiting and retaining study participants in a longitudinaltrial
c) data collection activities with pregnant people
d) dataanalysis.

The fellow will have opportunities to coauthor multiple scientificarticles from existing primary datasets and write federal grants leveraging theresources and interdisciplinary connections, across Public Health, Psychiatry,Psychology, Neuroscience, Family Medicine, and Human Development and FamilyScience, among other departments.

Environmental Hazards:
Possible exposure to hazardous material, hot and cold, blood borne pathogens.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, stoop, reach, stand, walk, finger, grasp,feel, talk, hear, see, and perform repetitive motions with or withoutreasonable accommodations.

Inquiries regarding theposition may be directed to Dr. Croff at [email protected]

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will be open until filled. Applicants should provide cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three professional references, and published writing sample(s).

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

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

- Applicants with experience working in the field of perinatal health and substance exposed pregnancy, clinical experience (e.g., mental health), and/or previous study coordination experience on Federally-funded studies will be given preference.

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit

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.


Working at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

Our mission is to educate, train, and prepare tomorrow’s health leaders, practitioners and scientists to serve rural and under served Oklahoma. OSU-CHS also consists of the OSU Medicine clinics, where we provide vital patient care to Tulsa and surrounding communities.

About Us

Oklahoma State University-Center for Health Sciences was founded in 1972 and is home to the College of Osteopathic Medicine, as well as graduate programs in forensics, biomedicine, healthcare and athletic training.   Our core business is education; and it takes more than 500 faculty and staff members to run our institution.  Our mission is to educate and train osteopathic physicians, research scientists and other healthcare professionals with an emphasis on serving rural and underserved Oklahomans.  We offer more than 10 different specialty clinics to care for patients in the area. 

Our Culture

We are committed to the principles of truth and honesty and we will be equitable, ethical, and professional.  We seek excellence in all our endeavors and are committed to continuous improvement.   We believe that serving others is a noble and worthy endeavor.  We respect others and value diversity of opinions, freedom of expression, and diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.   We are dedicated to the efficient and effective use of our resources. We accept the responsibility of the public's trust and are accountable for our actions.  We believe in ethical and scholarly questioning in an environment that respects the rights of all to freely pursue knowledge.

Our Jobs

Below is a sample of the kinds of jobs we offer at OSU-CHS:

  • Nurses and Medical Assistants
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Building Engineers
  • Physicians
  • Patient Service Reps
  • Network Administrators
  • Faculty positions

Our Benefits

We offer a wide range of benefits to include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Employer-paid retirement plan
  • Employer-Paid Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Spending Accounts
  • Long-term disability
  • Generous vacation/sick time accruals
  • 100% Tuition waiver for dependent children after 2 years of employment
  • And more!

Our Service Excellence Philosophy

Our Service Excellence Philosophy

We enrich lives by providing compassionate care and amazing service to every life we touch!


Our Service Standards

  1. Safety
  2. Courtesy
  3. Presentation
  4. Efficiency

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