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Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
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Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Research
Posted: 6/9/2022
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Community Health
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Dallas,  TX    USA
Position Description: The Texas A&M Center at Dallas seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate with a focus on community-based health interventions, with particular attention to health equity and health disparities.

This postdoc position will include an active role in research, including project/program conceptualization and development, including grant proposal development. This position will focus on community-based health promotion, with particular attention to health equity and health disparities.

Primary responsibilities will include playing an active role in research, including project/program conceptualization, development, implementation, and evaluation; opportunities for participation on grant proposal development will also be available. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute) intervention study that will be implemented in 2022; expectations also including leading and collaborating on manuscript preparation from relevant studies, including data analysis, writing, and submission.

This is an ongoing job posting.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in related field (e.g., nutrition, public health, epidemiology). Candidates with ABD or all requirements met but diploma pending may be considered.

Appropriate research background, as demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed journals, grant funding, and stature appropriate for a postdoctoral scholar

Experience conducting human subjects research and working on research grants.

Preferred Education/Experience:

Experience developing and designing interventions and related research studies in the following areas: underserved populations; minority and urban health; food systems; community-based health behavior interventions; and/or the integration of technology into community outreach and research.

Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.

Experience with data analysis, including sufficient knowledge in statistical tools, and software Experience writing scientific manuscripts, giving presentation, and writing/collaborating on extramural funding applications.

Note to applicants: Please attach a cover letter, CV and 3 letters of recommendation.

Organization Description: Texas A&M AgriLife is a diverse organization that supports healthy living for all Texans, through the research of targeted agricultural practices that yield nutritious food sources, outreach programs that train community members on growing their own food, and preservation of natural resources via eco- friendly means, all while following practices that lead to a stronger Texas economy. Overseen by the Office of the Vice-Chancellor and Dean for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M AgriLife includes the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, Texas A&M Forest Service, and Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory. The Texas A&M AgriLife Institute for Advancing Health Through Agriculture (IHA) is the world’s first academic institute to bring together precision nutrition, responsive agriculture, and social and behavioral research to reduce diet-related chronic disease and lower health care costs in a way that supports producers and the environment. Composed of three focus areas – Healthy Living, Responsive Agriculture, and Precision Nutrition – the IHA brings together experts across many disciplines, including agriculture; nutrition; behavioral, social and life sciences; engineering; data and computation science; and economics. Healthy Living aims to rapidly apply knowledge from research to the needs of producers and consumers, and conduct dissemination and behavioral implementation research that quickly translates findings from the other two focus areas to the community and producers.

Healthy Living research, led by IHA Associate Director, Dr. Rebecca Seguin-Fowler, focuses on the development, evaluation and dissemination of community-engaged health promotion and chronic disease prevention intervention programs that integrate individual, sociocultural, environmental, and policy/system-level factors.

Closing Date: 9/8/2022
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Contact Name: Vi Luong,  Healthy Living Program and Operations Manager
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How to Apply: Please complete the online application at: US/AgriLife_Research_External/job/Postdoctoral- Research-Associate_R-036057

Additional Information: Please review the full listing on the Workday site US/AgriLife_Research_External/job/Postdoctora l-Research-Associate_R-036057

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