Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Health Communication Research
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Annenberg School for Communication
University of Pennsylvania
Contact Joseph Cappella, PhD
The University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication offers one or more two-year research fellowships in health communication research beginning as early as Fall 2013. This fellowship program offers training in communication research and theory as well as opportunities to become involved in ongoing research. The advanced, rigorous training and experience provided will prepare fellows for careers as independent investigators.
The Fellows will obtain skills and experience to complement previous advanced work in communication, tobacco control, public health, behavioral science or biomedical research. Fellows can work closely with mentors in such areas as big data, health policy, behavioral theory, persuasion theory, risk and decision-making, psychophysiology as well as health communication. Fellows will participate in research using survey, experimental, and content analytic methods and will receive guidance in the preparation of manuscripts and career development grants. A major part of the current research portfolio focuses on communication and tobacco use, including prevention and cessation message development and campaigns, and media effects on tobacco use. Fellows will work under the supervision of Joseph Cappella, Ph.D. Gerald R. Miller Professor of Communication, or Robert Hornik, Ph.D, Wilbur Schramm Professor of Communication, and other faculty in health communication.
Applicants must have training in quantitative social science or behavioral research methods and must have received a PhD or an equivalent degree from an accredited institution. If applying, include letter of introduction, CV, and names and contact information for 3 references. Applications will be considered on a continuing basis. To be assured of full consideration please respond by July 1, 2013. To obtain additional information or apply, please call or contact Joseph Cappella, Ph.D (215-746-3400, email@example.com), Gerald R. Miller Professor of Communication, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
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