Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Health, Behavior & Society, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Health, Behavior & Society, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Posting Date: 03/04/2020

Job Information/Description:

The Department of Health, Behavior & Society at the University of Kentucky is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar under the direct supervision of Dr. Jerod Stapleton. The role of this position is to coordinate the conduct of population studies research, including studies of health-related behaviors and beliefs among individuals at risk for cancer and cancer patients. Responsibilities include assisting in all tasks related to ongoing research, with a particular focus on cancer prevention and control, training and supervising students and research staff, data collection, management, and analysis, and writing and preparation of manuscripts and grant applications.

Considerable opportunities for mentored professional development including analytic skills for quantitative and qualitative data, writing lead-author papers, and designing, applying for, and conducting grant-funded research.

Additional information for interested applicants can be found at Applicants will submit a cover letter describing their previous experience in research, data analysis, and scientific writing as well as future career goals. A current CV and contact information for three references is also required. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Contact Information:

Contact Info:

Jerod Stapleton, PhD

Associate Professor of Health, Behavior & Society | University of Kentucky College of Public Health

Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program | Markey Cancer Center

[email protected]

Office Phone: 859.562.2802

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