Postdoctoral Associate

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 14, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary

The Postdoctoral Associate will provide assistive technology evaluations and trainings for students and adults with disabilities including those who are blind, have vision impairments, mobility impairments, cognitive impairments, and other types of disabilities. Training is provided in the use of a wide range of assistive technologies that include screen reading and magnification software, text to speech, speech recognition, note taking devices, organization and time management devices, scanning and materials accessibility, scanning devices and use of switches. You will conduct on-site evaluations and training as needed, and provide tech support in the use of multiple assistive technologies.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
• Work with our team to implement a new fruit and vegetable incentive program for lower-income seniors and lead collection and analysis of mobile market purchasing data
• professional development activities such as conference presentation and manuscript preparation and independent pilot research
• involved in other lab research related to healthy food retail and physical activity
• interact with other faculty in the School of Public Health and Health Professions, the Center for Ingestive Behavior Research, the Jacobs School of Medicine and the School of Architecture and Planning

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages .

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications

• Ph.D
• Training and experience in data analysis
• Experience with writing and publishing manuscripts
• Good communication, organization, time management, leadership, and problem-solving skills. Able to work collaboratively as part of a group as well as independently.

Preferred Qualifications

• Training in Nutritional Sciences, Epidemiology, Clinical Psychology or another field related to nutrition or health behavior.
• Experience working in healthy food retail or in a community-based research setting
• Experience working with SAS statistical software.

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