CPRIT Post Doc
Texas A&M University
Health And Kinesiology
Proposed Minimum Salary
College Station, Texas
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 mission of the Department of Health and Kinesiology (HLKN) is to
contribute to the quality of life of the citizens of the state, nation and
world, through the creation and dissemination of knowledge, training of
educators and professionals, and service to the community and profession, with
attention to equity and inclusion. Vital aspects of these efforts are to
educate our students and the public about the science and benefits of health,
human movement, sport, lifetime fitness activities, and wellness. To learn
more, please visit https: // hlkn.tamu.edu/.
What we want
What an awesome opportunity that's now been made available to be apart of our
pioneering research projects in the areas of Public Health Genomics, Cancer
Prevention and Health Disparities! Specifically this Postdoctoral Research
Associate will focus on conducting social and behavioral science research
projects. Major duties include: literature review, study design, survey and
interview questions development, quantitative and qualitative data collection
and analysis, manuscripts/reports writing, student worker supervision, and
working with the Project Director (Dr. Lei-Shih Chen) for coordinating and
managing relevant projects as well as performing other duties as assigned. The
selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion,
Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. This
opportunity is loaded with benefits to boost your career in this field.
Consider this job and apply.
What you need to know
COVID-19 information: Texas A &M University monitors local, state and
federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective
employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information
regarding Texas A&M's COVID-19 response, please visit the University's
COVID-19 website . For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit
the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness' COVID-19
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong quantitative and qualitative data collection, management, and
Excellent scientific writing skills.
Excellent computer abilities and language skills in English.
Excellent communication skills and be able to work as a team player.
Detailed-oriented and patient.
Possess good time management and organizational skills.
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
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-
Published at least two peer-reviewed articles.
Data Collection - Managing and analyzing data gathered for research
projects. Conducting 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.
Performing 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
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