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Job Summary

The Research Area Specialist Associate will work with the NIH-funded Center for the Assessment of the Public Health Impact of Tobacco Regulations (CAsToR), a multidisciplinary and multi-institutional team of collaborators contributing to important research in the area of tobacco and tobacco-related products. 

This position is term-limited for one year at the start of the appointment with the possibility of extension based on the availability of funding. 

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor degree and 1-3 years work experience in related field (Epidemiology, Statistics, Biostatistics, or equivalent). Stata, SAS, and/or R programming experience. 

Desired Qualifications*

Masters degree preferred. Experience with analysis of population-based survey data. Interest and expertise in the field of tobacco control or other related substance abuse disorders. Demonstrated interpersonal skills and oral and written communication. Experience conducting systematic reviews.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

The University of Michigan School of Public Health is looking for a dynamic staff member with a commitment to contributing to a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all members of our community. 


U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.