Postdoctoral Associate in Place Effects on Health at the University of Utah

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Qualifications/Responsibilities: Applicants must have their doctoral degree in epidemiology, sociology, geography, economics, or a related field by the start of the position. Expertise in areas of social, structural, and/or geographical determinants of health is strongly preferred, as is experience with longitudinal and spatial analysis. Duties of the postdoctoral associate include preparation of area-level data, data analysis, and manuscript writing. The position will entail working closely with an interdisciplinary team of investigators from the fields of lifespan development, population health, sociology, geography, and biostatistics. The associate will engage in self-directed research and team science, as they take the lead on one to two manuscripts per year and co-author several additional ones. Advanced research training and access to University resources will be provided to help the associate prepare for a research career.

Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three references, and two relevant publications or preprints at Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2023 and will continue until filled. The start date is flexible but ideally will begin no later than July 1st, 2023. This position is anticipated to be for at least two years, with renewal after the first 12 months contingent on performance. For inquiries, please contact the primary supervisor Dr. David Curtis at

A second postdoctoral associate position is available at Hong Kong University. This position is linked to this research project and has similar qualifications and expectations, but the employer and employment site will be Hong Kong University. Direct inquiries to the site faculty mentor, Ming Wen, at

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