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Job Title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Health Behavior Research
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Organization: University of Pennsylvania
Posted: 7/24/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Philadelphia,  PA    USA
Compensation:
Position Description: Seeking a talented and highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join the Center for Health Behavior Research based in the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. The Center, directed by Dr. Karen Glanz, focuses on advancing the development, application, and testing of health behavior measurement and theories. We conduct and collaborate on innovative research on prevention, intervention, and program development for health behaviors. The postdoctoral fellow will have opportunities to collaborate on interdisciplinary research, secondary data analyses, and to work on new studies. Position is for 1 year with the possibility of renewal for a 2nd year.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in health psychology, behavioral/social epidemiology, health behavior/education or a related field. Knowledge and experience with psychometric/statistical techniques for the social sciences, working knowledge of health behavior theories. Strong communication, presentation and writing skills. Other desirable qualifications: thorough knowledge of health behavior & intervention research; experience with extramural research grant funding; a strong publication record, preferably as lead author; and experience in nutrition/activity/obesity research and cancer prevention/control. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status required.

Organization Description: Center for Health Behavior Research

Closing Date: 11/30/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Sarah Green,  Research Project Manager
Contact Location: 423 Guardian Drive
802 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia   PA  19104
United States
Contact Location: 423 Guardian Drive
  802 Blockley Hall
  Philadelphia   PA  19104
  United States
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Contact Email: shgreen@upenn.edu
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How to Apply: Interested candidates should send a CV, list of publications, and cover letter to Sarah Green (shgreen@upenn.edu). Applicants should include a tailored cover letter describing their interest in the position and detailing how the work of the Center for Health Behavior Research aligns with their career and research goals.

Application materials should be addressed to: Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH George A. Weiss University Professor Professor of Epidemiology and Nursing, Perelman School of Medicine and School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania 801 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive Philadelphia, PA 19104

Additional Information: The CHBR is directed by: Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH George A. Weiss University Professor Professor of Epidemiology and Nursing, Perelman School of Medicine and School of Nursing University of Pennsylvania

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