October 17, 2016

Stanton A. Glantz, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity to work with Stanton Glantz on Marijuana and Tobacco Policymaking Research

Stanton Glantz, Professor of Medicine and Director of the UC San Francisco Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to conduct policy research in the evolving policy environment around marijuana policy and how it interacts with tobacco control policymaking.  This work will include research on the state and local policymaking process as it relates to tobacco control. The project involves preparing detailed case studies on policy making in states with a variety of marijuana policies, including research on the development and passage (or defeat) of relevant legislation, implementation, funding and management of marijuana and tobacco control programs, efforts of public health advocates to promote public health programs, and opposition to public health policies by the marijuana and tobacco industries and their allies and surrogates. Data collection will involve researching written records, relevant laws, analyzing campaign contribution information, conducting interviews and doing field research.
Strong analytical and writing skills are required. This position is for two to three years and suitable for an individuals with a political science, public health, or legal background who are looking to gain research experience on the way to further career development.    Postdoctoral fellows will receive an annual salary commensurate with their experience, approximately $46,000 to $58,000, consistent with to the NIH stipend scale.  Positions also include benefits.
The successful applicant will also participate in the Center’s training program.
All applicants must have completed their doctorate degree prior to the start of this position. You must be a citizen or non-citizen national of the U.S.
Please send a letter describing your research experience, a summary of career objectives, your CV/resume, two writing samples of your work and three references to Stanton Glantz, Box 1390, University of California, 530 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 91413-1390, or email to [email protected].
Applicants may learn more about the Center at tobacco.ucsf.edu.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
About the University of California, San Francisco:
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
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