The Institute for Collaboration on Health Intervention and Policy (InCHIP) at the University of Connecticut seeks qualified applicants for the position of Post-Doctoral Research Associate, a full-time position. The duties include (1) to conduct research with Prof. Blair T. Johnson on health psychology-related subject areas, including but not limited to a meta-analytic review focused on mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR); with other duties by mutual agreement (e.g., activities supporting editorships at Social Sciences & Medicine and/or Psychological Bulletin). Additional information can be found at http://sharp.uconn.edu , http://chip.uconn.edu , and http://www.uconn.edu .
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conduct advanced research on social factors in health and related topics, contributing as a primary (lead) author or co-author on Prof. Johnson’s research projects; assist Prof. Johnson in mentoring students in data analysis and writing publishable research papers; engage in activities to further develop research skills, especially in data analysis, through conferences, workshops and advanced coursework; write grant proposals; and perform related duties as necessary and by mutual agreement.
A doctoral degree in an area of health, social, or behavioral sciences; evidence of scholarship through published research in the field of social science and health; demonstrated evidence of organizational skills and attention to detail; strong writing skills; strong interpersonal skills; and demonstrated experience conducting advanced quantitative data analyses and especially multi-level meta-analysis.
Demonstrated skills in conducting spatiotemporal analyses and creating graphical displays of complex results. Demonstrated skills with qualitative research.
This appointment is an 11-month, annually renewable position. A three-year commitment is preferred, with the possibility of renewal dependent upon funding and performance. The grant supporting most of this appointment will take place over five years.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs , Staff Positions, Search #495451 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references.
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on May 26, 2022.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp .
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