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Post-Doctoral Fellow-Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for full consideration please apply by 2/19/2018, 11:59 pm (MT). Interested applicants must submit a cover letter which addresses how professional experiences align with identified required and preferred qualifications of the position, a current resume, and the names, e-mail addresses, and a telephone number of three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Working Title Post-Doctoral Fellow-Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research
Research Professional Position Yes
Posting Number 201800075AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Number of Vacancies
Work Hours/Week 40
Proposed Annual Salary Range 45000 - 52000
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Posting Date
Open Until Filled Yes
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 02/19/2018
Description of Work Unit

The Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research is located within the Department of Psychology and College of Natural Sciences at Colorado State University. The Center has a 40-year history of broad-based, multidisciplinary and multifaceted research efforts aimed at understanding community dynamics and the social, psychological and cultural factors that contribute to social problems such as substance use, delinquency, dropout, intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS, and other social problems. Center faculty comprise a multidisciplinary team engaged in research aimed at understanding the underlying causes of social problems and in utilizing these findings to develop and test prevention programs at the community and individual level.

Position Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to assist principal investigators with statistical analysis, writing of professional papers, and other Tri-Ethnic Center grant-related goals and objectives. This Post-doc position will work closely with the project PI’s in planning and executing statistical analyses and will contribute to and be a co-author on professional papers.

Required Job Qualifications

• Ph.D. degree in a social sciences discipline (e.g., psychology, sociology, public health)
• Experience and excellent skills with statistics software (e.g., R, SPSS, SAS, Mplus, Stata)
• Experience and excellent skills with quantitative and longitudinal data analysis (e.g., SEM, growth curve modeling, LCA, LTA)
• Excellent written communication skills based on record of published research

Preferred Job Qualifications

• Commitment/experience in health research with indigenous populations (preferred experience with American Indian populations)
• Ability and commitment to work with diverse populations

Diversity Statement

Demonstrated knowledge of, and relevant ability with, culturally diverse communities among potential target and constituent populations.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Planning and professional writing
Duty/Responsibility

Position will plan, develop, and contribute to manuscripts for publication.

Percentage Of Time 50
Job Duty Category Statistical analysis
Duty/Responsibility

Position will plan and execute statistical analyses in preparation and
support of writing manuscripts for publication.

Percentage Of Time 50

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for full consideration please apply by 2/19/2018, 11:59 pm (MT).
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter which addresses how professional experiences align with identified required and preferred qualifications of the position, a current resume, and the names, e-mail addresses, and a telephone number of three professional references.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Search Contact Ginger Lacy-Gill 970-491-6363 ginger.lacy-gill@colostate.edu
EEO Statement

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Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

References Requested

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3
Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume or CV
Optional Documents