Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Colorado: (Deadline Ongoing)

Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Colorado: (Deadline Ongoing)


Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Colorado: (Deadline Ongoing)

The University of Colorado School of Medicine and Colorado School of Public Health calls applications for Postdoctoral Fellowship in the United States of America. The position will be awarded on a competitive basis to an individual who has completed a doctoral degree program (M.D., Ph.D., Dr.PH., or equivalent) and have demonstrated commitment and interest in firearm injury prevention research, either as their primary career focus or as an element of a broader research career. The primary age group of interest for this research funding and training opportunity is adults.

Position Summary

The program of research for firearm suicide prevention will be the core activity of the fellowship. Specific areas of interest for research include adaptation of training and interventions for use in military and various clinical or community settings. Additional areas of general interest include the epidemiology of firearm suicide, risk and protective factors, and the effect of education or other interventions on firearm storage behaviors.

The fellow will collaborate in ongoing research that is being conducted as a component of this postdoctoral fellowship and will have an opportunity to collaborate both on ongoing projects within and through analyses of their own, all with mentoring by Dr. Betz and other study investigators. The specific content of the fellowship will be tailored to meet the goals and objectives of the fellow. The University of Colorado provides a robust program of seminars and other learning and teaching opportunities for postdoctoral scholars.

Minimum Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in a relevant field of study (psychology, sociology, epidemiology, public health, social work, nursing, anthropology, law, economics).
  • Minimum of 2 year(s) experience in relevant research, including published manuscripts (as co-author or first author); may be included in doctoral degree training time

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience and familiarity with firearm safety concepts
  • Prior military service and/or experience conducting research with military or Veteran populations
  • Basic familiarity with the United States “gun culture” and state and federal firearm policies or laws (especially as related to firearm transfers)

Salary and Benefits

The salary range for this Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Colorado has been established at $52,704-$64,008. The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

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