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University of Minnesota
Postdoctoral Associate

The Department of Medicine is excited to announce the availability of a post-doctoral associate position in: health disparities, nicotine dependence/smoking cessation, obesity/weight loss, cardiovascular disease, and cancer prevention and control. The post-doctoral mentor will be Jasjit S. Ahluwalia, MD, MPH, MS, who is the PI of a new NIH funded P60 Comprehensive Center of Excellence in Minority Health and Health Disparities. He has a long track record of successfully mentoring trainees who have gone on to secure NIH funding.

Eligible candidates should have a doctoral degree in behavioral science, health education, health services research, sociology, anthropology, psychology or a related discipline. The program provides exceptional mentored training with an opportunity to develop research skills and collaborate with dynamic, federally funded, faculty. The position is annually renewable, for up to two years, with a flexible start date, competitive salary, and excellent resources for career development. The post-doctoral training can be tailored to suit the individual's training requirements with opportunities for authorship on relevant manuscripts, collaborative grant writing experience, independent grant submission, and funding to obtain an MPH or MS in Clinical Research. There is also ample support for conference travel and other training experiences.

A letter of interest and resume may be submitted through the online application system at: employment.umn.edu, under requisition number 163022. For more information, please contact Andy Sturdevant at 612-626-3378 or sturd018@umn.edu.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.