Postdoctoral Fellowship: Mobile applications for the delivery of complementary approaches to improve health and wellness
- Arizona State University
- Location: Phoenix, AZ
- Job Number: 7064890
- Posting Date: Feb 25, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionThe College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University invites applications for a postdoctoral research fellow. The trainee will work with Dr. Jennifer Huberty, Associate Professor, Arizona State University. The fellowship is housed at Arizona State University and will prepare the trainee for a career in academic research.
The postdoctoral research fellow will collaborate with industry partner, Calm, the #1 downloaded health and fitness app. Under the supervision of Dr. Huberty, the trainee will work with the Scientific Advisory Board to conduct research using Calm. This includes actively participate in manuscript writing, preparation and submission of NIH and other grant proposals, and presenting at academic meetings. The fellow will also assist with writing Institutional Review Board applications, recruitment, enrollment, data management and analyses, reviewing protocols, and mentoring doctoral, masters and undergraduate students. Opportunities exist for grant applications, first-authored manuscripts and new projects.
The College of Health Solutions is committed to translating scientific health research and discovery into practice to improve health outcomes through education, research and service. We equip students with the knowledge and skills to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business and application of diagnostics. Our research programs encompass basic science, discovery science, clinical trials, intervention science and measurement of health outcomes. In all cases, our faculty use interdisciplinary approaches to address the complex systems that underpin health problems. We are highly collaborative, transparent and team-oriented. Our innovative organizational structure includes translational teams that move science from labs into communities with evidence-based interventions that make a difference, as well as affinity networks where teams of people work together to improve methodologies and processes. All of our programs, in and out of the classroom, are designed with the goal of improving the health of people and communities.
For additional information regarding ASU or the College of Health Solutions go to: http://about.asu.edu/ and https://chs.asu.edu. For additional information related to Dr. Huberty go to: https://chs.asu.edu/jennifer-huberty.
Earned doctorate or equivalent degree within the last 5 years in public health, epidemiology, behavioral science, exercise science, health education and health promotion, health communication, medicine, social psychology, or related field;
Record of related research experience appropriate to rank;
Strong academic writing skills (e.g., grants, manuscripts) as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations in public health, exercise science, or behavioral medicine.
Knowledge and experience conducting health behavior interventions, particularly mobile health interventions;
Knowledge and experience of the objective monitoring of physical activity and/or sleep;
Demonstrated experience in quantitative research methods;
Demonstrated experience in qualitative research methods;
Knowledge of basic statistical tests and experience using SPSS, SAS, R, or similar software to conduct statistical analyses;
Evidence of being self-motivated, detail-oriented, responsible, team-oriented, creative, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and able to synthesize literature
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.
To apply, click the application link to submit the following:
A letter of interest that includes your qualifications and experience as it relates to the position, and a research statement
Curriculum vitae including a list of publications
Copies of two recent publications
Information for 3 professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number). Finalists will be asked to provide three letters of recommendation.
This is a grant-funded appointment for one year from date of hire, with renewal contingent on funds and excellent performance. Informal inquiries and questions can be directed to: Dr. Jennifer Huberty, Associate Professor, by email at email@example.com.
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