Postdoctoral FellowPosting Date: 01/10/2024
Closing Date: 12/31/2024
The postdoctoral scholar will actively participate in these funded transdisciplinary studies, and contribute to the scientific aspects including study design, implementation, and dissemination of findings. The post-doctoral scholar will have opportunities to work on first authored manuscripts, develop new studies and to learn about grant writing including career development grants. The successful candidate will primarily work with Dr. Anita Kinney, who has a track record of sustained NIH funding and mentoring. The postdoc scholar will have opportunities to learn about cancer health disparities, randomized controlled and pragmatic trials, implementation science, ehealth interventions (e.g., AI enabled conversational agents), community participatory research strategies, and biomarkers.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Implementation and dissemination of ongoing research and obtaining preliminary data for grant submissions.
Training and supervising students.
Writing and submitting manuscripts in peer-related journals.
Development and writing of research grant applications.
Assists the Principal Investigator (PI) in ongoing research.
Assists the PI with analyzing data and preparing manuscripts, reports, and presentations.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a behavioral, social science, nursing, public health, or medicine (with a master’s degree), be committed to a career in cancer control and disparities research and be US citizens or permanent legal residents.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Effective oral and communication skills.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint