Sep 30, 2020

Research Associate (Postdoctoral)

  • UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention (UW-CTRI)
  • Madison, WI, USA
Full time Addictive Behaviors Behavioral Epidemiology Health Postdoctoral Research Statistics Training

Job Description

Requirements: PhD in Psychology, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or related field. Experience in health, behavioral health, or substance use research strongly preferred.

Job Duties: A Research Associate (Postdoctoral) position is available for up to 3 years at the Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention (CTRI) in the Department of Medicine. Since 1992, CTRI ( has been a leading center for smoking cessation research and a hub for dissemination of smoking cessation interventions. Researchers at CTRI partner with health care systems and others to develop and evaluate ways to enhance smoking cessation rates through intervention and systems change using effectiveness and dissemination and implementation research methods. Researchers at CTRI are also conducting research on e-cigarette use among adults who smoke combustible cigarettes. Research Associates at CTRI have access to both laboratory and clinical settings, multidisciplinary colleagues, and bio-statistical expertise. Candidates will be expected to write manuscripts, contribute to grant proposals, and present data in national or international meetings. Extensive mentorship from multiple faculty is available for these activities to help prepare Research Associates for independent research careers. Start and end dates are flexible. Position offers health insurance and other benefits. Funding may come from internal funds or post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Wisconsin or the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Administration Hospital. Interested candidates should send a CV, a statement of research interests, and contact information for three references to: Danielle E. McCarthy, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, 1930 Monroe St., Suite 200, Madison, WI 53711; Tel: 608-265-5949; Fax: 608-265-3102; e-mail:

Deadline: Rolling, up to January 1, 2021


Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention (CTRI)


Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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