The Department of Psychology at the University of Connecticut seeks qualified applicants for the position of Post-Doctoral Fellow, a full-time position to serve as Managing Editor with the primary responsibilities (1) to manage scholarly submissions to the health psychology section of the journal Social Sciences & Medicine, for which a UConn faculty member, Prof. Blair T. Johnson, will be serving as Senior Editor; and (2) to conduct research with Prof. Johnson on the same subject. This is an end-date position with annual renewals contingent upon job performance. A 3-year commitment is sought, but extensions are possible beyond the 3 years depending on the availability of funding.
Duties and Responsibilities: Manage the day-to-day operations for the health psychology section of Social Sciences & Medicine (e.g., organize, seek, oversee and organize input from reviewers; liaise with authors; supervise article production; interact with guest editors of special issues; supervise student assistants who help in some of these roles). Conduct advanced research on social factors in health and related topics, contributing as a primary (lead) author or co-author on Prof. Johnson’s research projects; assist Prof. Johnson in mentoring students in data analysis and writing publishable research papers; engage in activities to further develop research skills, especially in data analysis, through conferences, workshops and advanced coursework; write grant proposals; perform related duties as required.
This position requires a doctoral degree in an area of health, social or behavioral sciences.
Evidence of scholarship through published research in the field of social science and health.
Demonstrated evidence of organizational skills and attention to detail, including writing skills; strong interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated experience conducting advanced quantitative data analyses.
Demonstrated skills in conducting multi-level analyses and meta-analysis.
For full consideration, candidates should submit a letter of application and résumé, including contact information for three or more referees using Husky Hire. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. Additional information can be found at http://www.chip.uconn.edu/ and http://www.uconn.edu/.
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on April 10, 2014.