Nov 07, 2019

Postdoctoral Associate in Health Behavior Change and Mobile Health

  • Boston University
  • Boston, MA, USA
Full time Addictive Behaviors Health Postdoctoral Research

Job Description

The Center for Behavioral Science Research in the Department of Health Policy & Health Services Research at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, seeks a postdoctoral associate with strong interest and competency in mobile health (apps, text, sensors, VR) and health behavior change, particularly in the areas of smoking and oral health.  The associate will be an integral part of Boston University’s multidisciplinary Mobile & Electronic Health Affinity Research Collaborative.  The associate will be expected to start an independent project, apply for grant funding, and author manuscripts from existing data sets. Applicants should possess a doctoral degree (or ABD) in psychology (or related behavioral or social science), excellent communication and writing skills, and advanced training in research methodology and biostatistics.  The associate will receive mentorship in grant writing and publications and be afforded career development opportunities through Boston University.   Salary and benefits are competitive.  The Boston University Medical Campus is comprised of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, the School of Medicine, and the School of Public Health, providing a strong collaborative interdisciplinary environment with a wealth of resources, including the NIH-funded Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI), which provides an array of services, collaborative opportunities, pilot funding, and training.  Robust collaborations with the surrounding community supports dissemination research.  Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter with statement of research interests to Dr. Belinda Borrelli, Director of the Center for Behavioral Science Research and Director of the BU Mobile & Electronic Health Affinity Research Collaborative:


Boston University


Health Policy & Health Services Research, Center for Behavioral Science Research

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