The Center for the Study of Tobacco is seeking a qualified candidate for a postdoctoral fellowship position. The training program seeks a candidate with a strong interest in tobacco prevention and control and health disparities research. The fellow will be eligible to work on existing NIH-funded research projects and develop new projects through faculty-mentored research. The initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility of re-appointment for a second year, contingent upon performance and career development needs. The Center for the Study of Tobacco resides in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health and is part of the largest academic research center in the state. The COPH was created in 2001 with a portion of the state’s tobacco settlement funds and a public mandate to conduct education and research supporting health improvement. Accredited degree programs include MPH, MHA, PhD, and DrPH programs. We offer a collaborative work environment and productive partnerships with the UAMS Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Health Professions, and the UAMS Graduate School, as well as state health agencies, health care providers, business and law schools, and other academic institutions.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL APPLICANTS:
Each applicant MUST apply online and send the following information directly to MKulik@uams.edu along with applying for the position on this site:
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Salary: Offered commensurate with experience
Tobacco control and health disparities related research, collaborating on faculty projects and developing own projects: generating research ideas/questions, drafting analysis plans to answer research questions, carrying out (statistical) analyses
Drafting manuscripts for publication, based on performed research; preparing presentations in order to disseminate research results and findings; presentations can be local or at a national conference.
Career/knowledge development activities: going to seminars or classes relevant for to the fellow’s research interest and career development goals, e.g. Grand Rounds of the Rockefeller Cancer Institute, meetings of the Center for the Study of Tobacco.
May perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Experience with statistical software, as is familiarity with analyzing large national data sets or health claims data.