October 1, 2012

Stanton A. Glantz, PhD

Looking for postdoctoral fellow interested in studying how tobacco industry seeks to influence regulatory science

Stanton Glantz, Professor of Medicine and Director of the UC San Francisco Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education is seeking a postdoctoral fellow interested in conducting research on how the tobacco industry was has worked to influence of the tobacco industry on the scientific process, particularly as it relates to efforts to regulate secondhand smoke and cigarette design.  Data collection will involve researching written records (including tobacco industry documents) and reviewing associated scientific literature, which often involves toxicology, physiology or biostatistics.

Strong analytical and writing skills are important. This position is for one to three years and suitable for an individual with a life sciences or statistical background who is looking to gain research experience as a postdoctoral fellow in work with high public policy relevance.  Stipend is on  the NIH scale, currently ranging from  approximately $39,264 to $49,884, depending on years of postdoctoral experience.

Send a letter describing your interests and experience and writing samples of your work to Stanton Glantz, Box 1390, University of California, 530 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 91413-1390, or email to [email protected].

"UCSF is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. The University undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for underutilized minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for covered veterans. www.ucsf.edu"

Please circulate this widely.

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