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Postdoc Position in Tobacco Research at Yale School of Medicine

News Date: Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 08:30

Postdoctoral Associate in Tobacco Use and Tobacco Regulatory Science

Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry


Yale School of Medicine is recruiting a full-time postdoctoral fellow to work on studies related to tobacco use prevention, treatment, and regulation.


The post-doc will work primarily with Dr. Krysten Bold on multiple completed and ongoing research studies related to cigarette and e-cigarette use among youth and adults. These projects aim to investigate factors associated with initiation, switching, and cessation of tobacco products and to understand the influence of flavors in tobacco products on appeal and addiction. The fellow will have opportunities for writing papers and gaining experience in various research methods including clinical trials, mobile interventions, qualitative research, and survey studies. The fellow will receive training in additional areas such as grant writing, research and data analytic methods, and will participate in seminars on related topics including ethical conduct of research and current topics in substance use and tobacco regulatory science. Fellows will have opportunities for training and collaboration through Yale TCORS. (


Qualifications include a PhD in psychology, clinical psychology, health psychology, behavioral sciences, public health, or other relevant areas. Ideal candidates will have experience with human subject data collection, statistical analysis, and excellent writing skills. Experience with diverse populations, tobacco research, health disparities, and quantitative methods are preferred.


To apply: Interested candidates should send a CV, cover letter stating their research interests and career goals, and three letters of recommendation to:


Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity among its students, faculty, and staff. We welcome applications from individuals of minoritized groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans.


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