Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut

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JOB SUMMARY

 

The Center for mHealth and Social Media (CHASM) at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a full-time post-doctoral fellowship lasting 2 years, under the mentorship of Dr. Sherry Pagoto. The position will begin in August 2022. Candidates will play various roles on NIH-funded randomized trials including data management, data analyses, behavioral intervention delivery, online intervention content development, manuscript preparation, assistance with grant application preparation, and mentoring of students, among other duties. Candidates will also be highly encouraged to prepare and submit an NIH "K" Career Development Award application and will receive close mentorship throughout the process.

 

For more information regarding the UConn Center for mHealth and Social Media please visit the center's website at https://mhealth.inchip.uconn.edu/. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D. in clinical, social, or health psychology, public health, or related field
  • Strong analytical and statistical skills
  • Experience with behavioral science research 
  • Experience working with diverse populations by race/ethnicity and/or LGBTQI
  • Experience working in women's studies and/or women's health 
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Interest in building a program of research on any of the following health topics: obesity, vaccine hesitancy, cancer prevention, health misinformation
  • Experience with SPSS statistical software programs 
  • Experience in manuscript writing 
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience working on multidisciplinary diverse research teams

  • APPOINTMENT TERMS

     

    This is a full-time, annually renewable position.

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

    Employment at the University of Connecticut is contingent upon the successful candidate's compliance with the University's Mandatory Workforce COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.  This Policy states that all workforce members are required to have or obtain a Covid-19 vaccination as a term and condition of employment at UConn, unless an exemption or deferral has been approved. 

    Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

    TO APPLY

     

    Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #495674 to upload a resume, cover letter, research statement, examples of recent publications, and contact information for three (3) professional references.  Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

     

    This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on October 24, 2021.

     

    All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

     

    The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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