UCSF Postdoctoral Fellowships in Tobacco Control Research
Location: San Francisco, California
Salary: $55,500 - $65,200
Higher Education Institution
4 openings available.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Tobacco Control Research
Fellowships begin on July 1, 2023
Candidates may opt to begin fellowship activities remotely from their current location or implement Hybrid work schedules while in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The purpose of the fellowship:
â€¢ To prepare individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds in medical, biological, social, behavioral, and policy sciences to join the next generation of academic leaders in tobacco control.
â€¢ Upon completion of training, fellows will be well positioned to be active participants in crucial policy debates about the future development and implementation of tobacco control interventions.
The fellowship supports two years of postdoctoral training in all aspects of tobacco control research, including e-cigarettes and cannabis products :
â€¢ Our program stresses the skills needed to conduct research in diverse, collaborative transdisciplinary settings.
â€¢ We emphasize leadership in catalyzing the integration of multiple disciplines and translating science to policy and clinical practice.
â€¢ Postdoctoral fellows will have exposure to diverse training, including both didactic coursework and individualized mentoring to build a personalized research program.
Reference our fellowsâ€™ alumni status:Â https://tobacco.ucsf.edu/alumni
Prior tobacco research experience is relevant, but not necessary for acceptance.Â Fellows have come from medicine, public health, nursing, economics, anthropology, geography, political science, law, sociology, psychology, and cell biology.
To apply, please visit:Â https://tobacco.ucsf.edu/fellowship
Postdoc fellows receive an annual salary, commensurate with experience of approximately $55,500 - $65,200.
UCSF is a global leader in tobacco science, a World Health Organization collaborating center, and home of the Truth Tobacco Industry Documents. We offer individual mentorship with UCSF faculty along with courses in tobacco specific topics, health policy, cancer control and prevention, grant and scientific writing skills, career development, interdisciplinary research, and biostatistics. Â Under the leadership of Center Director, Pamela Ling, MD, MPH, our program supports opportunities available to candidates with national and international citizenship status. We place a high priority on developing a fellowship program that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.Â Candidates with Permanent US Residency status are encouraged to apply.
To learn more about the Center, the fellowship program, current fellows, and faculty and their research interests, visit us at: https://tobacco.ucsf.edu/
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About UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
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