Scott & White and Texas A&M Health Science Center seek applications for 2011/2012 class of postdoctoral fellows. Fellows will work with collaborators from Scott & White Healthcare, Texas A&M School of Rural Public Health, and Central Texas Aging & Disability Resource Center to establish the multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary Community Research Center for Senior Health. The mission of the NIH-funded Community Research Center for Senior Health is to engage individuals and their communities in programs that improve Senior health and wellbeing.
Fellows will be expected to contribute in scientific study of factors that influence senior health using multi-layered, system-wide interventions and multidimensional outcome measures. Fellows will be expected to develop specific areas of specialized research and translation activities in the areas of health aging, caregiving, chronic disease management, and community-based interventions. Supervision will be provided by the Center's leadership team of Alan B. Stevens, PhD and Marcia Ory, PhD, MPH.
Successful applicants will have completed a PhD or similar graduate degree in behavioral or social sciences, public health, nursing, social work, or a related field by Fall 2011. Applicants should have experience in 1) Project development and primary data collection, 2) Research training and experience with older adults, and 3) Work with community and healthcare organizations
Please send following items to Dr. Alan Stevens at email@example.com:
1) Current CV, 2) Writing sample, 3) List of up to 3 references, 4) 3 to 5 page personal statement, including personal background, research interests, special skills, and areas of desired development
Professor, Dept of Internal Medicine
Director, Center for Applied Health Research
Scott & White Healthcare
2401 South 31st Street
Temple, TX 76508
Professor, Social and Behavioral Health,
Director, Program on Healthy Aging,
School of Rural Public Health
College Station, TX