Postdoctoral Fellow – Tobacco Research
- H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
- Location: Tampa, FL
- Job Number: 7075383 (Ref #: hlj_29409)
- Posting Date: Feb 23, 2021
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow to join our team. Our research program is focused on tobacco use in special and underserved populations, including community-based low socioeconomic status populations, clinic-based populations, people living with HIV and cancer patients. A common theme of the program is the use of mHealth technologies for assessment and intervention delivery.
The fellow will be part of the Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior in the Division of Population Science. The mentors, Jennifer I. Vidrine, PhD and Damon J. Vidrine, DrPH, have several ongoing NCI-funded RCTs, data from completed trials, and access to other research-related resources. The goal of this postdoctoral experience is to prepare the fellow for a career as an independent investigator. There is funding available for at least 2-years.
• Access to institutional Shared Resources (e.g. Biostatistics/Bioinformatics; Participant Research, Interventions, & Measurement Core)
• Diverse training opportunities (formal and informal)
• Support for apply for training grants and/or other extramural mechanisms
The Ideal Candidate:
• Seeks a career as an independent academic researcher
• Creative, self-motivated, and dedicated
• Strong training in research methodology
• Write peer reviewed publications (first author and co-author)
• Give local and national scientific presentations
• Prepare grant applications
• Assist with ongoing research projects
Credentials and Qualifications:
Applicants must have a terminal degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., Sc.D., D.P.H. or M.D.) in a social science, a behavioral science, nursing, education, public health or medicine and be committed to a career in tobacco-related research.
You will be eligible for benefits offered to our Team Members – Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Retirement, Parental Leave and more. With a move to Tampa, you may be eligible for relocation allowance. Reason to relocate, aside from the sunshine, beaches and year-round outdoor recreation associated with the Gulf Coast of Florida, Tampa is a thriving metropolitan city with unique cultural attractions, low cost of living and a high quality of life. We strive for work/life balance.
If you have the vision, passion, and dedication to contribute to our mission, then we have a place for you.
Interested applicants should send a single PDF file that includes a cover letter summarizing their research training and accomplishments, a personal statement of scientific interests and goals, current CV with recent publications, and contact information for three references to Dr. Damon Vidrine @ email@example.com.
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