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Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of North Texas at Dallas in Fort Worth, Texas
Date Posted 04/09/2021
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System , or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton , the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department HSC-Health Behavior & Health Sys-303500
Job Location Fort Worth
Full Time/Part Time
Salary Information $55,000
Department Summary

HBHS is one of two departments in the UNTHSC School of Public Health. The goal of the HBHS department is to help communities and health systems improve policy, management, and public health practice. Graduates of our MPH, MHA, MS and PhD programs assume positions in healthcare, business, human services, research, and academic settings. Our faculty are widely recognized for their innovative teaching and impactful research. Their work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control, National Science Foundation, and many other national, state and local agencies. Faculty are widely published in the areas of patient safety, disease control, health disparities and underserved populations, women’s and children’s health, participatory research, substance abuse prevention, and online/m-health interventions. HBHS faculty have received national and international awards for their work bridging teaching, research and practice.

Position Overview

The employee in this position will be expected to help evaluate brief alcohol interventions for adolescents and young adults and write papers for publication.
This position will be supported by an NIH-funded grant (R01 AA 019511, Project INTEGRATE), a large-scale data integration and synthesis project. The
project. Project INTEGRATE utilizes advanced computational approaches to integrate, harmonize, standardize, and combine individual participant data from
heterogeneous trials.

Minimum Qualifications

Appropriate doctoral degree. If the degree had not been conferred at the time applicant applied for a postdoc position, a letter needs to be attached from the school’s official Graduate Office and/or Registrar’s Office certifying that all requirements for the degree have been met and stating the degree conferral date.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Project organization/management skills
  • Advanced training in quantitative research methods
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
Preferred Qualifications

The candidate should (1) have a Ph.D. degree in the behavioral sciences, psychology, public health, or other relevant areas; (2) have a minimum of 1-year experience in developing behavioral
interventions and evaluating outcomes; (3) excellent writing skills; (4) adequate knowledge in quantitative research methods; and (5) peer-reviewed publications.

Required License / Registration / Certification
Work Schedule

M-F 8am – 5pm

Driving University Vehicle No
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title Postdoctoral Research Assoc.
Physical Requirements Sitting, Writing, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate

Job Duties


1) data acquisition, manipulation, coding, analysis;


2) developing manuscripts and technical reports;


(3) coordinating projects and organizing project files;


(4) communicating with external and internal collaborators;


(5) preparing IRB applications and progress reports.

Posting Number S1807P
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/44573

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