Institution (Location)
University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita
Start Date
September 11, 2017
Position Description

This position provides individuals who have earned a doctoral degree
with an opportunity for mentored training and experience in partnering with
researchers who are engaged in population health interventions. This position
will work with faculty on aspects related to the conduct of current and planned
research projects, to include, but not limited to:
Quantitative data collection and analysis
Qualitative data collection and analysis
Manuscript preparation and submission
Community engagement
Support medical students’ research
Project development and management
Literature reviews
Grant writing
Preparation of human subjects committee proposals and submissions

Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)

Required Qualifications

PhD in Psychology, Public Health, Nutrition, Exercise Science, or
related discipline
Rigorous education in applied health behavior research
Regular use of databases, analytic software, and statistical methods
Demonstrated competence in critical thinking, scientific writing, and oral
presentation skills
Experience in data collection and analysis
Ability to work independently and take a lead role on projects, under
supervision and guidance of a principal investigator
Effective Communication Skills

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of worksite wellness
Competence in policy, systems, and environmental changes
Community-based participatory research experience
Ability to actively participate in the successful planning, execution,
publication, and presentation of research

How to Apply


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