Post-Doctoral Fellow-Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research
Description of Work Unit
The Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research is located within the Department of Psychology and College of Natural Sciences at Colorado State University. The Center has a 40-year history of broad-based, multidisciplinary and multifaceted research efforts aimed at understanding community dynamics and the social, psychological and cultural factors that contribute to social problems such as substance use, delinquency, dropout, intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS, and other social problems. Center faculty comprise a multidisciplinary team engaged in research aimed at understanding the underlying causes of social problems and in utilizing these findings to develop and test prevention programs at the community and individual level.
The primary purpose of this position is to assist principal investigators with statistical analysis, writing of professional papers, and other Tri-Ethnic Center grant-related goals and objectives. This Post-doc position will work closely with the project PI’s in planning and executing statistical analyses and will contribute to and be a co-author on professional papers.
Required Job Qualifications
- Ph.D. degree in a social sciences discipline (e.g., psychology, sociology, public health)
- Experience and excellent skills with statistics software (e.g., R, SPSS, SAS, Mplus, Stata)
- Experience and excellent skills with quantitative and longitudinal data analysis (e.g., SEM, growth curve modeling, LCA, LTA)
- Excellent written communication skills based on record of published research
Preferred Job Qualifications
- Commitment/experience in health research with indigenous populations (preferred experience with American Indian populations)
- Ability and commitment to work with diverse populations
Demonstrated knowledge of, and relevant ability with, culturally diverse communities among potential target and constituent populations.
Job Duty Category
Planning and professional writing
Position will plan, develop, and contribute to manuscripts for publication.
Percentage Of Time
Job Duty Category
Position will plan and execute statistical analyses in preparation and
support of writing manuscripts for publication.
Percentage Of Time
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for full consideration please apply by 2/19/2018, 11:59 pm (MT).
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter which addresses how professional experiences align with identified required and preferred qualifications of the position, a current resume, and the names, e-mail addresses, and a telephone number of three professional references.
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
Conditions of Employment
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
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