• Post Doctoral Fellow

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/24/2020 3:51 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    CPH College of Public Health
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    The Post-Doctoral Fellow will conduct independent research on cancer and work and assist in grant writing and research on health disparities in work role functioning among cancer survivors across the life course. The position is for three years. 


    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.  


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary:  offered commensurate with experience


    • Work with the State Health Department to develop new grant ideas
    • Conduct independent research using existing data and publish results
    • Submit research grants as PI and Co-I
    • Other duties as assigned


    Doctoral degree in public health or other related field by the position’s start date. Experience in longitudinal data analyses is required. Experience publishing is also required.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Degree in public health, sociology or psychology.
    • Grant writing experience. 

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Never
    Sit: Never
    Walk: Never
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Never
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Never
    Talk: Never
    Hear: Never
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
    Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Not required
    Hazards: None


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