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Post Doctoral Research Associate
Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas
 
 
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Date Posted 10/14/2020
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Job Title

Post Doctoral Research Associate

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Dean Of Education

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

The Health Promotion and Genomics Lab (http://hpg.tamu.edu/ ) in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University is looking for a three-years Postdoctoral Research Associate to conduct social and behavioral science research projects in Public Health Genomics and Cancer Prevention. The HPG lab currently has one Postdoctoral Research Associate and several undergraduate and graduate level student assistants.

What we want

Successful candidate will assist in various tasks, including literature review, study design, survey questions development, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, manuscripts/reports writing, student workers' supervision, and working with the Project Director (Dr. Lei-Shih Chen, Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology) for coordinating and managing relevant projects as well as other duties as assigned.

The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

Please note: This position is grant funded and contingent upon additional funding. A cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references (to include at least one previous supervisor) are strongly recommended. You may upload all three on the application under CV/Resume or upon answering the questionnaire you may attach the documents.

COVID-19 information:   Texas A&M University monitors and updates our recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes to align with local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible.  Each department has established both remote and in-person procedures for conducting these processes, which include sanitizing common spaces, a mask policy, and maintaining safe physical distancing to the extent possible.  Departments will provide the procedures to be followed at each step of the recruiting process.

Required Education:

  • Appropriate PhD

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative data collection, management, and analysis skills
  • Excellent scientific writing skills
  • Excellent computer abilities and language skills in English
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to work as a team player
  • Being detailed-oriented and patient
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently and have good time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

Preferred Education:

  • PhD in public health, health education, psychology, sociology, education, anthropology, or related fields

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience in grant management and having prior work experience in grant-funded projects
  • Published at least two peer-reviewed articles

Responsibilities:

  • Data Collection - Managing and analyzing data gathered for research projects. Conduct social and behavioral science research projects in Public Health Genomics, Cancer Prevention, and/or health disparities (please refer to hpg.tamu.edu to learn about the research work in the Health Promotion and Genomics Lab.)   
  • Writing Duties - Writing manuscripts, abstracts, and reports related to research project.
  • Coordination Duties - Coordinating and managing tasks and time line associated with research project. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.



Job Title

Post Doctoral Research Associate

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Dean Of Education

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

The Health Promotion and Genomics Lab (http://hpg.tamu.edu/ ) in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University is looking for a three-years Postdoctoral Research Associate to conduct social and behavioral science research projects in Public Health Genomics and Cancer Prevention. The HPG lab currently has one Postdoctoral Research Associate and several undergraduate and graduate level student assistants.

What we want

Successful candidate will assist in various tasks, including literature review, study design, survey questions development, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, manuscripts/reports writing, student workers' supervision, and working with the Project Director (Dr. Lei-Shih Chen, Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology) for coordinating and managing relevant projects as well as other duties as assigned.

The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

Please note: This position is grant funded and contingent upon additional funding. A cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references (to include at least one previous supervisor) are strongly recommended. You may upload all three on the application under CV/Resume or upon answering the questionnaire you may attach the documents.

COVID-19 information:   Texas A&M University monitors and updates our recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes to align with local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible.  Each department has established both remote and in-person procedures for conducting these processes, which include sanitizing common spaces, a mask policy, and maintaining safe physical distancing to the extent possible.  Departments will provide the procedures to be followed at each step of the recruiting process.

Required Education:

  • Appropriate PhD

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative data collection, management, and analysis skills
  • Excellent scientific writing skills
  • Excellent computer abilities and language skills in English
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to work as a team player
  • Being detailed-oriented and patient
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently and have good time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

Preferred Education:

  • PhD in public health, health education, psychology, sociology, education, anthropology, or related fields

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience in grant management and having prior work experience in grant-funded projects
  • Published at least two peer-reviewed articles

Responsibilities:

  • Data Collection - Managing and analyzing data gathered for research projects. Conduct social and behavioral science research projects in Public Health Genomics, Cancer Prevention, and/or health disparities (please refer to hpg.tamu.edu to learn about the research work in the Health Promotion and Genomics Lab.)   
  • Writing Duties - Writing manuscripts, abstracts, and reports related to research project.
  • Coordination Duties - Coordinating and managing tasks and time line associated with research project. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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