Post-Doctoral Research Associate

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Work type: Post Doc Associate
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Allied Health, Social/Behavioral Science, Medicine/Physicians
Department:26050100 - HH-HEB-ADMINISTRATION

Classification Title:

Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Job Description:

Center-affiliated faculty are engaged in collaborative research projects on these topics that offer exciting postdoctoral training opportunities. The postdoctoral research associate will work closely with Dr. Tucker and other Center faculty members with active research programs variously funded by CDC, DOD, NIA, NIAAA, NCI, NIDA, NIMHD, NHLBI, and SAMSHA (CBEHR Faculty). Center investigators utilize a range of laboratory and field research methods including digital applications. The postdoctoral associate will gain skills and expertise to be successful as an independent investigator through participation in existing and planned research projects, manuscript preparation, grant development, seminars and related educational experiences, supervision of Center research assistants and staff, and other relevant Center and professional service activities.

Expected Salary:


Minimum Requirements:

Qualifications include a doctoral degree (or earning the degree by the start date) in psychology, public health, or a related social or behavioral science. Candidates should have demonstrated interest in a research career as an independent investigator and have a record of research productivity as evidenced by research presentations and peer-reviewed publications. Candidates with advanced training in quantitative methods and prior research experience in behavioral economics, substance misuse, other addictive and/or other related risk behaviors (e.g., HIV/sexual risk behaviors) are preferred. Candidates should exhibit excellent communication, project management skills, and the ability to work independently and as a team member. Candidates from diverse backgrounds, including those underrepresented in health-related research, are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications: N/A
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

The University of Florida and the CBEHR have a vibrant and flourishing research enterprise that offers multiple opportunities for the candidate in the areas of career development, career advancement, mentoring, and individualized training.

This position is open until filled.  Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at   

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.  

Health Assessment Required: No 


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