989623 - Post-doctoral Research Positions

Kent State University in Ohio

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted July 10, 2014
Type Post-doc
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Post-doctoral Research Positions

Social & Behavioral Science

[Job #989623]

Kent Campus Kent, OH


Post-doctoral researchers are being hired to enable the development of the Kent State Universitys College of Public Health collaboration with GOJO Industries.   The collaboration is designed to enhance the College of Public Healths capacity in healthrelated research as well as to enhance the emerging research initiatives at GOJO Industries.  Research projects use both qualitative and quantitative methods of understanding health behavior of healthcare professionals.


Applicants must have an earned doctorate in public health, social and behavioral sciences, or closely related field. Interested applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae, research statement, and a complete contact information for three professional references. Electronic applications may be submitted at Kent State University HR. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Jeff Hallam at 330-672-0679 or jhallam1@kent.edu. Review of complete applications will begin on Aug 1, 2014 and continue until the positions are filled.


Postdoctoral researchers are important members of the Kent State University research community. It is our goal to create a thriving post-doctoral culture to strengthen our research expertise.  The successful candidates will be encouraged to also advance their own scholarship, teaching, and grant writing opportunities.  Other features of these positions include: 1) joining an inter-disciplinary community of post-doctoral scholars at KSU, 2) participating in structured professional development for post-doctoral fellows, 3) interacting with researchers both within and outside of KSU; 4) having dedicated office space on the KSU campus; and 5) the opportunity to teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses.  These positions will be funded from 1-2 years with a competitive post-doctoral salary, health benefits, and professional development funds.

Kent State Universitys College of Public Health was established in 2009 to educate and train students to meet the current and projected shortage of public health professionals in Ohio and the nation.  It is one of only two colleges of public health in Ohio and the first to offer a Bachelor of Science in Public Health.  Our academic programs integrate theory and practice to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills to address the health challenges of the 21st century.  Our partners include local health departments, community organizations, health care institutions, and businesses that enable us to provide our College of Public Health students with practical experiences in this exciting field.

GOJO Industries, Inc. is the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions for away-from-home settings. The GOJO portfolio includes hand cleaning, hand washing, hand sanitizing and skin care formulas.  GOJO formulas use the latest advances in the science of skin care. GOJO is known for state-of-the-art dispensing technology, engineered with attention to design and functionality.


Kent State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.


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How To Apply

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