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HSR: Assistant or Associate Professor

Sealy Center on Aging at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX

The Sealy Center on Aging at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas has an opening for a postdoctoral position for research focusing on the health of older minorities, with an emphasis on older Hispanics.

Postdoctoral fellows collaborate with Center faculty who have more than $57 million in research pertaining to minority health and aging in the areas of health disparities, aging trajectories, medical outcomes, health service utilization, social epidemiology, rehabilitation, psychosocial stress and health promotion.

Mentoring teams provide expert guidance in an environment proven to maximize progress toward independent researcher status. Funded investigators include sociologists, economists, demographers, physicians, epidemiologists, and statisticians. Aging-related research initiatives at UTMB include the Hispanic Established Population for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly, the Mexican Health and Aging Study, the Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research on Cancer in Texas, the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research in the Elderly, and the Center for Rehabilitation Research using Large Datasets.

Fellows receive additional funding for travel and training expenses in addition to the NIH stipend level, as well as full health care benefits.

Applicants must be citizens of the U.S. or permanent residents. All applications will be reviewed by the Training Grant Selection Committee and applicants may be invited to interview.

Application procedure and information available at http://www.utmb.edu/scoa/prepostdoc_training.asp

Direct inquiries or questions about the program, contact:
Kelley Prevou
Phone: 409-266-9649
Email: kaprevou@utmb.edu

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