CPRIT Post Doc

Texas A&M University

United States

December 24, 2021


Job Title

CPRIT Post Doc


Texas A&M University


Health And Kinesiology

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


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 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 website .

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.

  • Detailed-oriented and patient.

  • Possess 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. 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 check.

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

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