We have an immediate opening for a postdoctoral fellow with a Ph.D. in behavioral/clinical psychology, public health, or related field to join a research lab focused on mHealth approaches to tobacco cessation. The candidate would be expected to help lead a new 3-year, VA-funded multicenter trial of an intervention which uses a VA-text messaging program to examine methods of engaging and retaining Veterans in telephone-based tobacco cessation treatment.

Opportunities and dedicated time will be provided for the candidate to conduct his/her own research under the mentorship of Drs. Paul Krebs and Scott Sherman  We are affiliated with New York University School of Medicine and the position will be able to access NYUMC resources in the Dept of Population Health. https://med.nyu.edu/pophealth/department-population-health

Qualifications: PhD and background in psychology, public health, or related field,  experience in managing large research studies with human subjects, knowledge of tobacco cessation approaches. Experience at the VA would be useful for this role as well.  The candidate will need to be a U.S. citizen and quality for federal employment.

The office is located at the Manhattan VA Hospital on East 23rd street.

·       For questions or further information, please contact Dr. Krebs at paul.krebs@nyumc.org.

·       To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Hilary Oliphant at Hilary.Oliphant@va.gov.