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Post-Doctoral Position in Network Research related to Cancer Prevention and Control at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Application deadline is February 8th, 2015
The School of Public Health and the Center for Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, located in the world’s largest medical center, announces a post-doctoral position focusing on social network research related to cancer prevention and control (ex. Smoking, HPV diffusion, provider networks, etc.).
The position is under the direct supervision of Kayo Fujimoto, PhD and in collaboration with other Center faculty and Biomedical informatics and intended to support a skilled health and social scientist with outstanding promise for scholarly achievement who can contribute to cancer prevention and control, and who possesses a commitment to a research career in assessing population health risks and disparities, developing and evaluating interventions, and/or disseminating effective programs and policies.
Requirements for this position include having completed a doctoral degree (or equivalent) in the areas of Statistics/Biostatistics, Computer Sciences, Biomedical Informatics, or Social Sciences (Sociology, Economics, Psychology, etc.); having demonstrated strong programming skills (such as R, Python, C/C++); evidence of published scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals; and a strong interest in the application of social network analysis to cancer prevention and control.
This position is funded by the National Cancer Institute and will be supported for 2-3 years. The annual salary is $50,000 and up, with excellent benefits, access to internal sources of pilot project funding support, and travel support to certain research conferences (up to $8000). This position is open to all U.S. citizens and permanent residents.
Interested researchers should email their current Curriculum Vitae, 2 representative papers/publications, and the names of at least two references to Kayo Fujimoto, Departments of Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas at Houston. [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
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Kayo Fujimoto, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor
Division of Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Division of Biostatistics
Adjunct Assistant Professor
School of Biomedical Informatics
The University of Texas-Health Science Center at Houston
Address: 7000 Fannin Street, Suite 2514
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: (713) 500-9766
Fax: (713) 500-9750
E-mail: [log in to unmask]
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