Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of 2023 SRNT Annual Meeting
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Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health The Department of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health invites applications from PhD or other doctoral-level degree holders for a postdoctoral position in tobacco control research.
The postdoctoral research scientist will play an integral role on a NIH-funded project examining the tobacco retail environment in US cities and its impact on tobacco use disparities. Candidates should hold a doctoral-level degree in public health, social and behavioral health sciences, epidemiology, or a related field. Ideal candidates will have strong quantitative research skills, particularly in spatial and/or survey data analyses, and a record of peer-reviewed publications. Experience conducting research in the area of tobacco control and/or other substance use policy, and a strong commitment to addressing health inequities are also preferred qualifications. Although the postdoctoral research scientist will dedicate most of their effort to the grant’s research activities, they will be encouraged to pursue independent research interests within the field of substance use.
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
University at Buffalo The Department of Community Health and Health Behavior at University at Buffalo (UB) is seeking to fill two tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Level. The successful candidates will join a University-wide multidisciplinary team of public health faculty and be part of the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, in the School of Public Health and Health Professions at UB. These are 12-month, hard money (i.e., New York State funded) appointments. Area of expertise should be related to addictive behaviors. There is a particular interest in alcohol-related issues.
We are open to candidates with a strong record in academia and research in community health, health behavior, or a related field. We are committed to developing an excellent and diverse community of scholars and students engaged in education, research, and service. We encourage applications from women, members of minority and historically marginalized groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Digital Health
Medical University of South Carolina The MUSC Department of Psychiatry and the Hollings Cancer Center announce a research fellowship opportunity in behavioral health (smoking cessation, mood disorders) and technology-based interventions (telehealth, remote clinical trials). Working with Dr. Jennifer Dahne, the fellow will assist with ongoing clinical trials related to smoking cessation and depression treatment. Additional ongoing projects center around development of innovative methods to improve the feasibility and rigor of remote trials. These projects are funded via multiple NIH grants including R01s and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) awards. Opportunities exist to develop new research projects within ongoing studies and for secondary analyses of existing datasets. Interest in academic entrepreneurship is welcomed, though not required. Applications from candidates that can extend our research in new and exciting directions would be particularly welcomed, and possibilities exist for pilot projects to advance future funding potential. In addition, the ideal candidate will a) have a PhD in clinical psychology or a related field, b) strong research experience and interest in behavioral health and technology-based interventions, c) record of research productivity and excellence in scientific writing, d) statistical proficiency, and e) career goals consistent with grant-funded academic medicine. Salary will exceed NIH standards for postdoctoral stipends, the position will include full benefits, and the fellow will be provided with additional financial support to be used for pilot research, travel, and other expenses that will help ensure career success. To apply, send 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) short statement of research goals/interests, and 4) list of potential references to: Jennifer Dahne, PhD (email@example.com). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until filled. Anticipated start date is flexible within 2023.
Public health scientist position with the NIDA PATH Study Team
NIDA Contractor We have a contractor position coming available for public health scientists to provide epidemiologic leadership and technical expertise for the PATH Study team at NIDA. This individual will contribute to the PATH Study through study planning, decision-making, problem-solving, and strategic analysis. This person will also provide leadership on behalf of the NIDA PATH Study Team on various working groups to develop scientific research goals for the study as well as analytic strategies. This position also provides opportunities for analyzing, interpreting, communicating, documenting, and presenting epidemiologic data and results to a variety of audiences and to advise senior project staff on scientific progress and study decisions.
We are seeking candidates for with either a doctorate in environmental science, public health, or a related health-science field with a minimum of two years of experience working on large-scale epidemiological research or an MPH in these areas with minimum of seven years of related experience. Preference will be for candidates with analytic skills and experience using statistical software such as SAS, SPSS, Stata, R, and/or Mplus to analyze large and complex datasets. This individual will also have documented leadership role in conducting and/or managing health outcomes research as well as a publication record commensurate with experience. To perform well with the team, the candidate is required to have strong interpersonal and communications skills, exceptional attention to details, the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, experience with collaborative and project management tools, and excellent writing skills. This position is a full-time (40h/week), long-term contract position. While the study and team are based at the NIDA headquarters in Bethesda, MD, we also offer flexible working arrangements, including remote work.
Postdoctoral fellow: behavioral clinical trials
Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AT THE HENNEPIN HEALTHCARE RESEARCH INSTITUTE (HHRI) AND THE DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE AT HENNEPIN HEALTHCARE’S HCMC.
The HHRI invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship mentored by Dr. Andrew Busch Ph.D. (www.bheresearch.org/investigators). Dr. Sandra Japuntich, Ph.D. (www.bheresearch.org/investigators), Kate Diaz Vickery, M.D. (www.hhcjlab.org/kate-diaz-vickery), Tyler Winkelman M.D. (https://www.hhcjlab.org/tyler-winkelman), and Jason Baker, M.D. (www.hennepinhealthcare.org/provider/jason-v-baker-md-ms/) are available as secondary mentors depending on an applicant’s research interests.
The ideal candidate will have a strong research background and interest in conducting behavioral clinical trials. Previous experience in one or more of the following areas would be preferred: depression treatment, smoking cessation treatment, health behavior change for primary or secondary prevention of chronic illness, behavioral treatments for vulnerable populations (e.g., people with serious mental illness, people experiencing homelessness, people with criminal-legal involvement), interaction of physical and mental health, exercise as a treatment for mental illness, and Behavioral Activation counseling. BIPOC individuals and women are especially encouraged to apply.
HARD MONEY TENURE TRACK - Assistant Professor, Environmental Health, University of Nevada, Reno School of Public Health
University of Nevada, Reno The University of Nevada, Reno, School of Public Health is seeking candidates for a nine-month, tenure-track position in Environmental Health at the rank of Assistant Professor with the preferred start date of 7/1/2023.
The successful candidate is expected to engage in both independent and collaborative research projects, teach successfully in the graduate and undergraduate programs, and participate in university and professional service. All research areas in environmental health will be considered. However, applicants with expertise relevant to occupational health, occupational safety and/or industrial hygiene are preferred, such as workplace safety, exposure assessment, and characterizing risks associated with workplace stressors ranging from the chemical and physical (e.g., workplace safety, ergonomics) to social (e.g., psychosocial stress). Applicants with interests in community and stakeholder-engaged research that could potentially inform policymaking are especially encouraged to apply.
Candidates must have earned a PhD degree in Environmental Health, Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, or a closely related area by the time of appointment.
For priority consideration, applications must be received by 5:00 pm PST on 3/10/2023.
Postdoctoral Position - Tobacco Regulatory Science
Duke University The Jordt lab in the Department of Anesthesiology at Duke University School of Medicine is seeking for a Postdoctoral Associate or Research Associate, Sr. to lead projects in the emerging field of Tobacco Regulatory Science funded by NIH/FDA. Tobacco Regulatory Science is a developing field generating research evidence to support regulatory measures and policies by the FDA targeting tobacco products. The Jordt lab has pioneered a unique approach combining expertise in sensory neurobiology, respiratory physiology, behavioral analysis, genetic models, chemistry and toxicology to examine the effects of flavor additives in electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products on nicotine use initiation and health. Current projects focus on the effects of flavor chemicals on peripheral sensory neurons involved in sensing irritation, heating and cooling, the role of ion channels and receptors as targets and mediators of sensory effects, and the toxicological effects of flavor chemicals in the respiratory system. Depending on projects and preferences, methods will include fluorescent imaging, electrophysiology, pharmacological studies of irritant and thermosensory receptors, video- and machine-learning supported behavioral studies in mice, analysis of ventilatory physiology, pulmonary inflammation, toxicological studies on stem-cell derived pulmonary organoids, primary and permanent cell lines and receptor-deficient mouse strains.
Postdoc on NIAAA T32
University at Buffalo The Research Training on Alcohol Etiology and Treatment program offers interdisciplinary training in the etiology and course of alcohol use and misuse, as well as the treatment for alcohol use disorders. We are seeking a post-doctoral researcher for a funded position on this NIAAA-funded T32 training grant. Post-doctoral applicants can apply on a rolling basis with a flexible start date.
Trainees will have the guidance of qualified mentors as they develop and pursue their independent research objectives. Mentors are assigned based on areas of research interest, faculty resources and availability, and specific expertise that would benefit a fellow.
Interested individuals are encouraged to contact co-directors Kenneth E. Leonard or Gregory G. Homish in advance of submitting materials.
3 Tenure Track Faculty Positions at the Health Promotion Research Center
OUHSC The TSET Health Promotion Research Center (HPRC) at the NCI Designated Stephenson Cancer Center (SCC) at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) is seeking applications for 3 open rank tenure-track faculty positions. Research in one or more of the following areas is preferred:
Observational studies and/or health behavior change interventions focused on sedentary behavior, physical activity, obesity, and/or nutrition
Multiple health behavior change interventions
Tobacco Treatment / Dissemination and Implementation, Youth Tobacco Use and Prevention, Tobacco Regulatory Science
These faculty positions offer extremely competitive salaries (e.g., Assistant Professor level starts at $125,000 + quarterly bonus) and come with generous start-up packages. Rank to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualifications: Doctoral level degree in a health-related field. Assistant Professor level applicants should have a strong academic record, with evidence of scholarship and show strong potential for acquiring extramural funding. Associate/Full Professor level applicants should have a strong record of extramural funding.
Assistant, associate and full professor positions
Wayne State University College of Nursing The Wayne State University College of Nursing invites leading nurse scholars to apply for open faculty positions. By joining the college’s talented faculty, successful applicants would have the opportunity to expand their research expertise while making meaningful contributions to our mission by addressing health disparities and the health care needs of urban populations.
The College of Nursing offers a supportive, collegial and interdisciplinary environment in a one-of-a-kind setting for you to expand your program of research. Located in Midtown Detroit, our college enjoys strong, long-standing clinical and research partnerships with world-class health institutions in our backyard, along with countless clinics and community health centers in and around our city.
Successful candidates for these full-time, tenured faculty positions should have a distinguished record of scholarly nursing research and publications. Highly qualified candidates may be considered for the Faville Endowed Professorship, which will provide supplemental support for the scholarly activities of the recipient.
Successful candidates should expect to: • Conduct research in areas of interest consistent with the foci of the college. • Maintain a record of scholarly publication in nationally recognized journals. • Mentor PhD students. • Prepare, teach and evaluate assigned courses. • Use teaching strategies appropriate to learning needs with a specific focus on PhD courses. • Participate in college and university committees. • Have a strong background and experience in PhD nursing education and/or research supervision.
Helpful Links: Wayne State University College of Nursing: https://nursing.wayne.edu/about Wayne State University: https://wayne.edu/about
The Ohio State University The Ohio State University College of Public Health and the Center for Tobacco Research (CTR) at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (OSUCCC) is recruiting a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow for a research training experience focused on tobacco product emissions testing. The fellow will work primarily with Prof. Marielle C. Brinkman, Dr. Ahmad El Hellani, Dr. Andrew A. May, and Dr. Theodore L. Wagener as part of an interdisciplinary research team and will be mentored in experiments focused on tobacco product emissions testing, intellectual property development, technology commercialization, and leading the preparation of abstracts for presentation at national conferences and manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication using data from ongoing and recently completed studies supported by the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration Center for Tobacco Products. Candidates should have a doctoral degree in the physical sciences (chemistry, physics), environmental or atmospheric sciences, or other relevant area. Interested candidates should please email a current CV and cover letter to Prof. Marielle Brinkman (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the subject line “Postdoctoral Fellowship”. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1EiVpIvaXBKbSJnAcWHUfuKpzmH2rMxd2
Steve Hicks School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin NHLBI -funded Postdoctoral Fellowship to increase diversity among researchers who focus on promoting health equity in cardiovascular and pulmonary disease in the behavioral, population and implementation sciences. 2-year Fellowship beginning August 2023.
Affective neuroscience and brain imaging postdoctoral fellowship
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center The postdoctoral fellow will work under the supervision of Dr. Francesco Versace on projects aimed at investigating the neurobehavioral correlates of reward processes in individuals with substance use disorders and in individuals with obesity. The laboratory pursues its research objectives by using event-related potentials (ERPs), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).
The ideal candidate for this position is a highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic. The ideal candidate has previous experience using ERP, TMS, or fMRI methodologies and has strong verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Neuroscience, Psychology, or equivalent discipline at the time of appointment.
Brown University Brown University 2 year Postdoc fellow at School of Public Health at a $13 million NIH funded center. If at SRNT, do text me at cell number below if interested.
Research Assistant (RA)
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science The Department of Psychology at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS) invites applications for a full-time research assistant (RA) in Dr. Nancy Jao’s research lab. Dr. Jao’s research lab focuses on examining underlying biobehavioral relationships to understand the impact of smoking on biological processes to contribute to nicotine dependence and health disparities. Dr. Jao’s current research focuses on understanding the health effects of characterizing flavors (i.e., menthol) in combustible tobacco products to help regulatory agencies identify and quantify the potential impact of public policies.
National Cancer Institute:
Scientific Position in Tobacco Control Research
National Cancer Institute Position Description BRP scientific staff are part of a scientifically energizing, collaborative, and collegial environment with ample opportunities to • manage a portfolio of extramural research grants seeking to advance tobacco control; • develop funding priorities to cultivate a diverse portfolio of NCI- and NIH-supported research; • interact with the extramural community, particularly grantees and applicants, to encourage and secure the highest quality applications to tobacco control funding opportunities; • develop national and international scientific programming (e.g., symposia, special journal issues and supplements, conferences, and workshops); • participate in and lead trans-NIH and inter-agency tobacco control efforts; • mentor post-doctoral research fellows and other trainees; and • conduct research studies and publish and present at professional meetings. Qualifications Researchers with an educational degree in fields related to tobacco control, including behavioral science, social science, clinical psychology, epidemiology, health services, health policy, medicine, public health, or related fields are encouraged to submit a letter of interest. Individuals with experience in any relevant area of tobacco control research are welcomed, especially those with scientific expertise in tobacco cessation to complement existing expertise within the branch. Interest from individuals with expertise in mHealth interventions, interventions with populations who experience tobacco-related health disparities, measurement, and survey methodology and surveillance is also encouraged. A history of collaborative activities and strong writing skills are required, as is a track record of publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
University of Chicago The Clinical Addictions Research Laboratory at the University of Chicago, under the direction of Andrea King, Ph.D., invites applications for two postdoctoral fellowships starting August 2023. Funding will be provided by NIH T32 training grants: NIDA, Integrative Training in the Neurobiology of Addictive Behaviors and NIGMS, Clinical Therapeutics. The initial appointment will be for one year with potential for a second year contingent on productivity and funding. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning in February.
Training will be co-led by Dr. King and Daniel Fridberg, Ph.D. Current work focuses on cue reactivity in tobacco product users and virtual tobacco cessation interventions. Other opportunities are available including laboratory-based studies in adults with varied drinking patterns and ecological momentary assessment of alcohol use.
Fellows will engage in funded research and are encouraged to develop independent projects and grant applications. They will hone their supervisory skills to coordinate data collection and advance their training in data analyses, interpretation, oral presentation, and manuscript and grant writing. For clinical psychology trainees, there may be opportunities to accrue supervised clinical hours through providing treatment and evaluation of patients in clinic programs and research trials. Training includes participation in seminars, career development, and coursework on advanced statistics, addictions, personalized therapeutics, and essentials of patient-oriented research.
Interested candidates should have completed Ph.D. requirements in psychology, M.D., or a related field. E-mail brief cover letter stating background and career interests and curriculum vitae to: Andrea King, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry (e-mail: email@example.com). The University of Chicago is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.