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Post Doc Res Assoc
University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah
Date Posted 05/05/2021
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

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Open Date 05/04/2021
Requisition Number PRN25987B
Job Title Post Doc Res Assoc
Working Title Post Doc Res Assoc (Rogers)
Job Grade A00
FLSA Code Administrative
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, some nights as weekend around deadlines.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00958 - DFPM-Administration
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $45,000-$60,000
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Summary

Dr. Charles R. Rogers with the University of Utah Department of Family and Preventive Medicine is excited to announce the availability of a postdoctoral research associate position in cancer disparities with the Public Health Division.

This position is considered Category IIA: Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID-19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID-19 Telecommuting Agreement.


Tentatively starting June 15, 2021 (pending University approval), there will be one remote opening for a 1-2 year postdoctoral research fellow position in the Men’s Health Inequities Research Lab (MHIRL). Candidates must possess a doctoral degree (PhD, DrPH, or equivalent) in epidemiology, public health, or a related field. Strong quantitative analytical and writing skills are required. Research experience in social determinants of health, multilevel modeling, social and behavioral sciences, health policy, demography , and/or health disparities highly desirable. Experience in SAS, R, or Stata is required.

The fellow who fills this position in Dr. Rogers’ Men’s Lab is innovative in not only permitting the ability to establish research independently, but also in focusing on intervention development and implementation to reduce cancer disparities among underrepresented communities; in focusing on education and experience in community-based participatory research; and in providing purpose-driven mentoring. The fellow will report to Dr. Rogers. The fellow’s performance is evaluated and funding for the next year depends on the progress made.

Minimum Qualifications
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Do you meet the minimum qualifications of the position as specified in the job posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Please indicate the number of years of professional research experience that you have:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year or more, but less than 2 years
    • 2 year or more, but less than 4 years
    • 4 years or more, but less than 6 years
    • 6 years or more
  • * Do you have a demonstrated knowledge of at least one statistical programming language such as SAS or R?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Please indicate your level of familiarity programming in SAS or R
    • None
    • Minimal
    • Moderate
    • Extensive

  • Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Writing Sample 1
  • Writing Sample 2
  • Writing Sample 3
  • Optional Documents
  • Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission
  • Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169

  • University Human Resource Management
    250 East 200 South, Suite 125 Salt Lake City, UT 84111
    Contact us: (801) 581-2169 By Email: employment@utah.edu


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