Senior Research Associate
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The Department of Population and Public Health Sciences is seeking a full-time
Senior Research Associate to be part of Project 1 of the Tobacco Center of
Regulatory Science (TCORS) situated in the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
Project 1 titled, “Effects of Social Media Marketing and Messages on Tobacco
Product Use and Use Transitions,” comprises a multidisciplinary team of
researchers conducting studies at the intersection of tobacco control,
communication, and regulatory science. In general, the aims of Project 1 are
to: (1) identify, quantify, and describe the promotional practices of the
tobacco industry; (2) examine the user experiences with popular new tobacco
products to understand their appeal, and the social and environmental
characteristics surrounding their use. More information about the USC TCORS
can be found at https: // tcors.usc.edu/ .
The Senior Research Associate will assist in reaching the aims related to
Project 1 of the USC TCORS. The main goal of the project is to inform the
FDA's Center for Tobacco Products so they can best regulate the manufacturing,
marketing, and distribution of tobacco products to protect public health.
Overall, a successful candidate must have completed a Ph.D. in a social
science, public health, or computer science setting, have excellent
organizational skills, work well as a member of a research team, be able to
work independently, and have good interpersonal skills. Successful applicants
will be expected to collaborate in a multidisciplinary environment under the
P1 project leaders.
Interested candidates should submit a letter outlining their research
experiences (one page), CV with prior academic record, reprints of any
relevant publications, and names of three references.
Minimum Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate Minimum Experience: 3 years
Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education and experience in
research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment, procedures,
analysis methods, principles, theories and concepts.
REQ20115635 Posted Date: 05/01/2022 - Thru date - 2022-07-31 Apply