Postdoctoral Fellowship Position in Implementation Science Research
Jumpstart your professional career in Implementation Science research working with behavioral intervention researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and remotely with Seton Hall University Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine. This 2-year post-doctoral fellowship focuses on implementation science research. The post-doctoral fellow will work on a NIH-funded national implementation study in The Bahamas; the goal is to develop theory-driven implementation strategies to increase sustained teacher implementation fidelity of youth evidence-based intervention, and thereby increase the public health impact of evidence-based interventions in schools. The fellow will also have opportunities to work on mhealth intervention and suicide prevention projects. This research scholar position provides full funding without any teaching requirements. The fellow will help the multi-disciplinary team with grant submissions and manuscript writing. The fellow will be actively mentored to develop their own independent research and have the opportunity for publications and presentations. Note that 100% of past fellows have accepted faculty positions upon graduation. The fellow will primarily work with Bo Wang, PhD (Senior Biostatistician and HIV prevention and implementation science researcher) https://profiles.umassmed.edu/display/16694565, remotely work with Bonita Stanton, MD (internationally recognized HIV prevention researcher and founding Dean of the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine) https://www.hackensackumc.org/donate/be-the-answer/dr-bonita-stanton/, and work with Edwin Boudreaux, PhD (Vice Chair of Research) https://profiles.umassmed.edu/display/130048. Salary and benefits are competitive.
About UMass Medical School:
University of Massachusetts Medical School and its clinical partner, UMass Memorial Medical Center, is a thriving academic health care system located in Worcester, MA about an hour’s drive west of Boston. The environment provides a highly supportive home for fellows with opportunities to collaborate with leading researchers and engage in meaningful public health and clinical work. https://www.umassmed.edu/
How to Apply:
A PhD in public health, implementation science, heath psychology or related field is required. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Send a detailed letter of interest that summarizes relevant experiences and career goals, your curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:
c/o Carolyn Kelly (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Bo Wang, PhD,
Departments of Quantitative Health Sciences and Emergency Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Ave North Worcester, MA 01655
As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.