Postdoctoral Fellow/Preventive Medicine
- UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE
- Location: Memphis, TN
- Job Number: 7067496
- Posting Date: Jul 3, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionThe Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN is seeking a postdoctoral Fellow. This position provides strong mentorship and an excellent opportunity to further research skills for a career in academia, government, or industry.
The Department of Preventive Medicine is a large, interdisciplinary department that conducts large single site and multi-site clinical trials as well as observational studies. The faculty represent a wide range of disciplines including preventive medicine, epidemiology, biostatistics, informatics, psychology, and health promotion.
We are seeking a fellow with interests in child, adolescent, and young adult development; substance misuse and co-occurring internalizing and externalizing problems; evidence-based prevention programs and policies; advanced longitudinal and evaluation research methods; and community engagement.
The fellow will primarily work with W. Alex Mason, PhD. The candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with other faculty inside and outside the Department of Preventive Medicine. The position will be for one year, renewable up to three years depending on productivity.
Candidates are expected to have an understanding of research study design, and a willingness to broaden their skill set in clinical research.