UTHSC Postdoctoral online application

 
Postdoctoral Position - Postdoc Research Trainee Health Economics/Health Srvc Research
 
Employer:
University of Tennessee Health Science Center (http://www.uthsc.edu)
 
Location:
Memphis, Tennessee USA
 
Posted:
January 02, 2014
 
Expires:
April 21, 2014
 
Tags:
postdoctoral, memphis, tn, and usa
 
Description: The faculty mentor for this position will be Dr.TERESA M WATERS. Dr. ILANA GRAETZ, Dr. CAMERON KAPLAN. The Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is seeking applications for a postdoctoral position in health economics, health services research, or a similar discipline. This position will be for one year, and renewable for a second year, subject to first year productivity. The annual stipend will be based on the NIH Postdoctoral Research funding level. This position provides strong mentorship in a supportive, multi-disciplinary environment, and an excellent opportunity to further develop research skills and prepare for a career in academia, government, or consulting. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is a major medical and research center located in Memphis, Tennessee. The Department of Preventive Medicine is a large, interdisciplinary department with faculty in a wide range of disciplines including health economics, health services research, epidemiology, biostatistics, informatics, behavioral change, exercise physiology and health promotion. Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing research interests and experience, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to: Teresa M. Waters, Ph.D. Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N. Pauline St, Suite 633, Memphis, TN 38163; email address: twaters@uthsc.edu. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
 
Qualifications: Requirements for this position include a doctorate in economics, health services research, or other doctoral degree with a health economics or health services research focus. The ideal candidate will have strong writing, quantitative, and communication skills, and the ability to think creatively about research.
 
Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and based on the prevailing wage for postdoctoral research trainees set by the U.S. Department of Labor. The position includes an excellent benefits package (http://www.uthsc.edu/postdoc/benefits.php). Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in culture, history, diversity, music and cuisine, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive academic health centers in the United States with a solid commitment to postdoctoral training. UTHSC is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Title VI/IX/ Section 504/ ADA/ADEA Employer.
 
How to apply: All candidates must apply online at https://academic.uthsc.edu/postdoc/postdoctoral1.php?appid=5622. This correspondence should be considered a public record and subject to public inspection pursuant to the Tennessee Public Records Act.