Research Fellow at University of Michigan

Applicants are invited to apply for a postdoctoral researcher position in health policy at University of Michigan. There is no application deadline for this position.

To apply please submit CV, names of references, and inquiries to Dr. Jana Hirschtick at . Please include Application for postdoctoral research fellow position in the subject line. Please also fill out the job application at this posting.

Collaborate in a multidisciplinary environment on the design, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of epidemiologic research. Participate in scholarly activities in the Center for Social Epidemiology & Population Health

Prepare written and oral presentations of epidemiologic research through writing research articles and team presentations

Participate in, and present at, local and national meetings and conferences

A doctoral degree in epidemiology, health behavior, health policy, statistics, health economics, or a related field, with strong quantitative skills. A track record of peer-reviewed publication of scholarly work related to PhD thesis, or in process, is required.

Individual must be highly sensitive to human subjects and confidential data. Must be capable of a high level of independent work and have the demonstrated ability to manage large research projects. Strong proficiency in Stata (preferred), SAS, and/or R, and demonstrated aptitude for learning new software. Working knowledge of MS Office, including Excel and Access. Solid knowledge of research principles, and commitment to responsible conduct of research and ethics. Strong communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to convey technical information to a multidisciplinary team. Must possess a strong organizational skill-set with an emphasis on attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects simultaneously.

Desired areas of expertise include: complex survey data, multilevel and longitudinal data structures, and advanced use of statistical software (Stata, SAS, R). It is also desirable for the applicant to have interest and expertise in the field of tobacco control or other related substance abuse disorders. Analytic experience with the Population Assessment of Tobacco & Health (PATH) study is a plus.

The Research Fellow position is appointed in one-year increments with renewal possible depending on performance/productivity and the availability of funding.

Michigan Public Health is seeking a dynamic staff member with a commitment to contributing to a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all members of our community.

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checksare performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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