The Department of Psychology at the University of Oregon invites applications for a **two-year postdoctoral fellowship in health disparities** in psychology, to begin **August 15, 2016**. Health disparities research extends psychological science to understudied populations. This can both test the boundaries of current psychological theory and make new discoveries in identifying unique psychological processes relevant to the experiences of these diverse populations. The ideal candidate will have a record or promising evidence of an innovative, productive research program as well as independently tackle one or more issues relevant to health disparities. Particular topics of interest include cultural adaptations of psychotherapy, cancer disparities, and mental health disparities. The fellow will conduct and collaborate on research projects and papers and write competitive research grants. There will also be teaching opportunities. The fellow will work under the direct supervision of Dr. Gordon C. Nagayama Hall and will participate in his Cultural Laboratory.
* Doctorate in psychology or a related field or confirmation of receipt of Ph. D.
* Strong researcher in health disparities
* Strong methodological and quantitative skills as applied to health disparities
* Strong writer with experience in writing research papers and research reports
* Preference for knowledge and experience in grant writing and grant preparation, especially involving NIH grant applications such as R01 proposals or related foundation grant programs
* Contributes to the University of Oregon mission of equity and inclusion
Annual salary is $50, 000 plus $30, 236 in benefits.
To apply for this position and for full consideration, please send an e-mail to Dr. Gordon C. Nagayama Hall (gnhall@uoregon. edu) with the following documents:
* A current vita.
* A letter stating your professional background/research interests and your qualifications for this position.
* 2-3 published research articles in which you have been the lead author for at least one of these and one grant application that you have written or on which you have assisted.
* The names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three individuals knowledgeable about your training, experience, and skills. Letters of recommendation will be requested.
Review of applications will begin **October 1, 2015** and continue until the position is filled. For additional information about the position, contact Dr. Gordon C. Nagayama Hall at (541) 346-4969, gnhall@uoregon. edu
Position is subject to criminal background check.
Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity.
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The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.
*Closes:* Open Until Filled
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