Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Research Scientist

Posted: 2/8/2019 (Employment)

The Center for Health Outcomes and Population Equity (HOPE) at the University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute is accepting applications for a Research Scientist. Applicants should submit their application at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/87031 . The call for applications is attached.

The Center conducts community-based and clinical research that focuses on health inequities, behavioral risk factors, cancer screening and vaccination, and use of state of the science mobile health technologies for both assessment and intervention. Special populations of interest include Latinos, American Indians/Alaska Natives, African Americans, LGBTQ+, low socioeconomic status individuals, and rural/frontier.

The research scientist will have the opportunity to participate in NIH- and PCORI-funded intervention, mechanism, and dissemination/implementation studies. Treatment approaches include smartphone apps, motivational enhancement therapies, mindfulness meditation, cognitive behavioral interventions, and health care system changes. Assessment approaches include on-body human sensing technologies and ecological momentary assessments. Study designs include Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trials (SMART), Micro-Randomized Trials (MRT), and longitudinal cohorts.

 

Read Full Article

Location: Center for Health Outcomes and Population Equity (HOPE), University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute