Posting Summary: The Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a post-doctoral Research Associate for the Cancer Disparities Training Program. A particular emphasis of the position is research on cancer care in the Medicaid population. The position is available August 1, 2016, and the usual NIH postdoctoral pay scales apply.
The Department of Public Health Sciences provides comprehensive and multi-disciplinary research, scientific and analytical services, and education to the University of Virginia and the UVA Health System through its Divisions of Biomedical Informatics, Patient Outcomes Research, and Translational Research and Applied Statistics and its sections on Biostatistics, Health Policy, Management and Regulation, Comparatives Effectiveness, Quality and Outcomes Research, Data Sciences, and Bioethics.
To apply visit jobs.virginia.edu and search for Posting 0618580, complete a candidate profile, and provide a cover letter, CV, and list of three references. The position will remain open until filled.
Qualified candidates must have a PhD in Public Health or related field in hand by start-date. In addition, qualified candidates must have a strong research interest and demonstrated experience in health policy research focused on cancer care disparity in the United States.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.