JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
The Population Research Institute (PRI) at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) anticipates an 1-2 openings for a postdoctoral fellow in the NICHD-supported Social Environments and Population Health training program, starting on or about August 17, 2020.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in demography, sociology, family studies, anthropology, health policy and administration, or a related discipline by the starting date. A strong background in quantitative analysis of social science data is desirable.
We seek trainees with an interest in deepening their substantive and methodological expertise in both demography and social environments and population health. Postdoctoral fellows devote most of their time to research collaborations with faculty mentors and independent research and research grant proposal writing, but they may also audit selected courses to increase their disciplinary expertise. Fellowships are for one year, with possibility for a second year.