Social Gerontology Post-doc Opportunity

The Claude Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy announced a new post-doctoral fellowship opportunity for 2017-18. Deadline for applications is June 15.

PIAPP_Seal_garnetThe Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, located within the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University, is currently recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow for a one-year position (with a possible one-year renewal) to begin on or around August 25, 2017.

The Pepper Institute brings together faculty and students from a range of disciplines, such as sociology, economics, political science, urban and regional planning, public health, psychology, social work, and medicine, to address aging issues. Research at Pepper centers on four areas: Pathways to Later Life; Aging and Health Disparities; Communities and Transportation; and Aging and Health Policy. For more information about the Institute’s Faculty Associates and their research, see our website: http://pepperinstitute.fsu.edu/.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will be expected to spend part of the time working independently and part collaboratively with Faculty Associates. S/he also is expected to attend Pepper events and to present her/his research to the Pepper community and is encouraged to prepare grant applications.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in a social or behavioral science, awarded within the past five years, and experience conducting aging research. The salary for this one-year position is based on National Institutes of Health’s projected stipends for 2017, ranging from $47,484 (for those with 0 years of experience) to $54,228 (for those with 5 years of experience). The position includes health insurance, provided by Florida State University.

Interested candidates are invited to send via email the following materials: a letter of application; a research statement; and a CV with the contact details of three referees. Materials should be sent to Anne Barrett, Director of the Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, at abarrett@fsu.edu. Deadline for submission of materials is June 15, 2017. Please note that candidates also are required by this deadline to apply at https://jobs.fsu.edu.

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