Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Postdoc Appointment- Lerner Center

Posted: 10/26/2019 (Employment)

The Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion at Syracuse University (http://lernercenter.syr.edu/) invites applications for a postdoctoral associate in applied population health. The postdoc will work with Dr. Shannon Monnat and other Lerner Center affiliates on research related to social and spatial determinants of health, health disparities, and/or mortality trends. Candidates with interests in rural health, rural demography, and/or rural aging are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in demography, sociology, public policy, or a related discipline at the start date, and must be in residence for the duration of the position. Preference will be given to applicants with strong quantitative skills (particularly in spatial analysis, multilevel models, and/or causal analysis).

Primary consideration will be given to applications received by Jan. 14, 2020 (for a start date in Fall 2020), but all applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Required materials include:
1. Cover letter.
2. Curriculum vitae.
3. Two-page research statement.
4. Two representative papers. Peer-reviewed publications are preferred. Dissertation chapters are also acceptable, as long as they are under 20 pages.
5. The names and contact information for three references.

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Deadline: 01/14/2020

Location: Syracuse University