Post-doc position at Center for Health Behavior Research at University of Pennsylvania

Post-doc position at Center for Health Behavior Research at University of Pennsylvania

Posting Date: 09/29/2020

Closing Date: 02/01/2021

Job Information/Description:

The Center for Health Behavior Research at the University of Pennsylvania ( is seeking a talented and highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join the Center. The Center, directed by Dr. Karen Glanz, focuses on advancing the development, application, and testing of health behavior measurement and theories. We conduct and collaborate on innovative research on prevention, intervention, and program development for health behavior change.

Our research focuses mainly on chronic disease prevention, dissemination and implementation science, cancer prevention and control, and community-engaged research. The postdoctoral fellow will have opportunities to collaborate on interdisciplinary research, conduct secondary data analyses, and work on new studies.

The position is for one year with the possibility of two additional years of support from an NIH T32 training grant in cancer epidemiology (based on interests and qualifications). Start date is negotiable.

Additional Information:

Eligible candidates must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have recently completed a research-oriented doctoral training program (PhD, DrPH, ScD, or equivalent) in behavioral, social, or public health sciences.

Contact Information:

Interested candidates should send a CV, list of publications, and cover letter to Claudia Caponi ([email protected]). The cover letter should describe your interest in the position and detail how the work of the Center for Health Behavior Research aligns with your career and research goals.

Inquiries can be addressed to: Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, ([email protected]), George A. Weiss University Professor, Perelman School of Medicine and School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 801 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104.