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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Loyola Marymount University

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Loyola Marymount University

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Loyola Marymount University calls application for Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Tobacco Research Team. Under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator, this position will be expected to work closely with The LMU Tobacco Research Team and The Veteran and Military Family Research Laboratory on a Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program for the project entitled, “Youth Vaping in Los Angeles.” This three-year mixed-methods study integrates quantitative spatial data and qualitative interviews from adolescents in order to create geo-narratives. This Postdoctoral Researcher is an approx. 1-year appointment with possibility for renewal.


Candidates for this Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Loyola Marymount University

  • Interface with P.I. and oversee all research activities related to the research project.
  • Quantitative and qualitative advanced data analysis.
  • Preparation of technical data reports, presentations, and briefs.
  • Supervise/mentor research assistants and undergraduate students.
  • Prepare articles for publication.
  • Be active in grant-writing and design of new studies.
  • Participate in all relevant training and national conferences.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

Required Education

Typically a Master’s degree or equivalent experience. Doctorate or Doctoral candidate in Sociology or other social science-based field preferred. The incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.


  • Prior experience in and/or interested in health disparities, prevention, the influence of social/ecological/geographic context on health and well-being, substance use/misuse and associated problems, public health, as well as marijuana, tobacco, alcohol, or other drug research and policy.
  • Demonstrated excellent quantitative, qualitative and applied research skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team setting.
  • Demonstrated computer competency and expertise in statistical analysis using STATA and related software (e.g., SAS, SPSS, M Plus, EQS).
  • Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by a background in preparing publications, comprehensive reports, and executive summaries incorporating complex, highly technical information.
  • Highly developed organizational and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

Loyola Marymount University (LMU) is a private Jesuit and Marymount research university in Los Angeles, California. LMU is also the parent school to Loyola Law School located in downtown Los Angeles. LMU offers 60 major and 55 minor undergraduate degrees and programs across 6 undergraduate colleges. The Graduate Division offers 51 master’s degree programs, one education doctorate, one doctorate in juridical science, one Juris doctorate and 12 credential programs


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline31 October,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerLoyola Marymount University



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