Postdoctoral Scholar Pool – Translational Health Research Center

Texas State University
June 11, 2023
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Position Title Postdoctoral Scholar Pool – Translational Health Research Center

Job Posting Number 2023118NTL Job Location Round Rock, San Marcos College Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Department/School Translational Health Research Center Position Description

Translational Health Research Center ( THRC) seeks to develop a pool of candidates for one- and two-year postdoctoral positions (postdocs) at an interdisciplinary university-level research center. THRC seeks to foster healthy and resilient people and places through research conducted by Texas State investigators, along with corporate and community partners. THRC postdocs gain broad, interdisciplinary knowledge and skills working on applied research and community-based interventions. Faculty mentors from multiple academic disciplines work with postdocs on Texas State's campuses in San Marcos and/or Round Rock, Texas.

THRC postdocs engage in research and professional training opportunities related to topics such as community health and resilience, interprofessional health practice, health journalism and data visualization, health economics, team science, digital health technology, AI and health informatics, dissemination and implementation science, rural and telehealth innovation, and related areas of inquiry.

A postdoc is a professional research appointment designed to provide recent doctoral degree recipients with additional experiences and skills to advance their careers. Each THRC postdoc develops an individualized training plan (ITP) in collaboration with faculty mentors The ITP serves as a roadmap for various research responsibilities and outcomes associated with the postdoc's appointment. It also includes information about various professional development and networking opportunities that will be available to THRC postdocs during their appointment.

The Translational Health Research Center will accept applications from qualified applicants on a continual basis. Please note that this posting is not intended to convey that such a need currently exists. Applicants applying for a pool postdoc position will be available for consideration in case the need arises.

Required Qualifications

(1) Recently awarded a Ph.D. in health or social sciences, business, communication, or applied STEM field

(2) Recent health-related research experience

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with interdisciplinary, team, and/or community-based research

Application Procedures

Applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https: //

Interested individuals should submit a current CV and letter of interest outlining specific academic and professional experiences relevant for a postdoc research appointment with the Translational Health Research Center, and unofficial transcripts. The CV should also include the names and contact information for three academic references who can provide information about the applicant's research skills and experiences.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from the highest degree granting institution.

Type of Position Full-Time Proposed Start Date Posting Date 04/17/2023 Evaluation of Applications Begins Full Consideration Date 04/17/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled? No EEO/AA Statement

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Reasonable Accommodation

If you experience accessibility issues or require alternative formatting during the application process due to a disability or underlying condition, we request that you contact Faculty and Academic Resources for assistance at [email protected]. A representative from Faculty and Academic Resources will respond to you as soon as is possible.

Record Checks and Verifications

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including, but not limited to, criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

Why Work at Texas State?

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts (all in one document)
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Optional Documents

  • Samples of Scholarly Work/Research
  • Licensure
  • Certifications
  • DD 214/DD1300
  • Veteran's Preference
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a Ph.D. in health or social sciences, business, communication, or applied STEM field or ABD with anticipated completion prior to start date?
  • Yes, I earned a Ph.D. in health or social sciences, business, communication, or applied STEM field.
  • Yes, ABD with anticipated completion prior to start date.
  • No.
  • What are your areas of research interest that align with the position?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • What is the title of your dissertation?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Official transcripts are required for all degrees that provide evidence of a faculty member's credentials and qualifications. Foreign/International transcripts for all degrees must undergo a credentialing evaluation for U.S. equivalency by an organization that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). If selected for hire, I will provide official transcripts and/or evaluations for all degrees earned.
  • Yes
  • No
  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
  • Texas Workforce Commission-Work in Texas
  • Colleague, friend, and/or personal referral
  • Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
  • Please Specify: (enter "NA" if not applicable)
  • (Open Ended Question)

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