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Career Opportunities for Postdoctoral Fellows

 

  Postdoctoral Position in

Pediatric Obesity
Center for Obesity Research and Education
Temple University College of Public Health

http://cph.temple.edu/

 

The Center for Obesity Research and Education within Temple University’s College of Public Health announces the availability of a postdoctoral research fellowship position in the area of pediatric sleep and obesity risk. The primary responsibility of the postdoctoral fellow will be to work with investigators on an ongoing NHLBI-funded randomized controlled trial testing the efficacy of a brief behavioral sleep intervention on children’s eating and activity behaviors and obesity risk. Specifically, the fellow will be involved in coordination and oversight of the study and delivery of intervention as well as in manuscript preparation and grant writing.

The position is for an appointment of up to two years to begin in July 2015. Start date is negotiable. Competitive salary, excellent resources for career development, and liberal benefits are available. Support will also be available for conference travel. Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in psychology, a behavioral or social science, or related discipline. Experience in clinical research, particularly in delivery of behavioral interventions, and demonstration of productivity in research are strongly desired.

Interested candidates should address a cover letter describing their research experience and training, as well as their interest in the relevant research area, to Chantelle N. Hart, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Public Health and Research Scientist at the Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University. The cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and a list of three references should be sent electronically to Dr. Hart at chantelle.hart@temple.edu.

Temple University College of Public Health is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

 

Posted 3.9.15

 

  Postdoctoral Position in

Health Communication and Decision Making
Temple University College of Public Health

http://cph.temple.edu/

 

The Temple University College of Public Health announces the availability of a postdoctoral research fellowship position in the area of health communication and decision making with one of the premiere researchers in this area of research. The primary responsibility of the postdoctoral fellow will be to work with investigators on current data and the development of future research initiatives. The fellowship will provide exceptional mentored training with an opportunity to collaborate with a dynamic, federally funded, multidisciplinary team of investigators on projects ranging from health disparities and communication barriers in cancer care; to communication interventions in the donation of transplantable tissues and organs; to the development of communication interventions to facilitate living donation for dialysis patients. The fellowship offers many opportunities for authorship, learning the art of grant writing, and development of a research agenda. Support will be available for conference travel and other training experiences.

The position is for an appointment of up to two years, with a flexible start date, competitive salary, excellent resources for career development, and liberal benefits. Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in public health, a behavioral or social science, health communication, or a related discipline. Applicants should have excellent writing and quantitative methods skills coupled with strong training in applied research.

Interested candidates should address a cover letter describing their research experience and training, as well as their interest in the relevant research areas, to Laura A. Siminoff, Ph.D., Dean, College of Public Health, Temple University. The cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a list of three references should be sent electronically to Natasha de Luna, Executive Assistant to the Dean, at natasha.deluna@temple.edu.

Temple University College of Public Health is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

 

Posted 11.21.14

 

  Postdoctoral Position in

Regenerative Dentistry
Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry

http://dentistry.temple.edu/

 

A postdoctoral research fellowship opportunity is immediately available in the Regenerative Dentistry Laboratory at Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry. The successful candidate will work in a highly collaborative research environment focused on the regeneration of tooth tissues and bone by tissue engineering. The position will involve studying the molecular and cellular biology of stem cells and biomaterial scaffolds using both in vitro and in vivo models.  

Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree with a strong background in cell biology, biomedical sciences, or bioengineering. The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Proven knowledge and strong skills in the field of stem cell and bioengineering.

  • Expertise in tissue engineering, cellular biology, histology techniques, and animal experiments.

  • A productive track record and lead-author publications.

In addition, candidates should be self-motivated, dedicated, creative, and capable of working in a multidisciplinary environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

Candidates should submit an updated CV or NIH biosketch, a one-page personal statement, and three references to:

Maobin Yang, D.D.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Endodontology
Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry
3223 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Dr. Yang can also be reached at maobin.yang@temple.edu or 215-707-5789.

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

 

Posted 7.7.14