Postdoctoral Fellowship in Implementation Science at the University of Colorado School of Medicine [ongoing]

Nov 4,2016 | Consortium_staff Fellowships

Application due date: Ongoing
Location: Denver, Colorado


This position is within the ACCORDS (Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science) Dissemination and Implementation (D & I) Program and is supported by ACCORDS, the Center on Aging, and an AHRQ-funded research grant. The D & I Program team includes several D & I scientists with a variety of interests and expertise and the successful candidate will work actively with this team. This position reports directly to Dr. Jodi Holtrop, Senior Implementation Scientist, with assistance from Dr. Russell Glasgow, the Program Co-Director and other core team members. The academic home for the position is within the Department of Family Medicine, but the post-doc will spend the majority of time working at ACCORDS. This is a 1-year fellowship with the opportunity for a second-year renewal. This position is immediately available and open until filled.

The successful candidate will be involved in the areas of implementation research, D & I educational training, and scientific dissemination. Areas of scientific inquiry include D & I science, qualitative and mixed methods, quantitative social science and/or public health, healthcare systems, including work in primary care and other national research networks, research experience in management of chronic illnesses and issues facing older adults, as well as tailored research experiences in the candidates areas of interest.

Qualifications include a PhD in a relevant scientific area (public health, social sciences such as anthropology, sociology, psychology, or other), health communications, or other related area; some clinical or other doctoral degrees are also appropriate. Candidate must be within 6 years of completion of his/her doctoral degree, have evidence of strong quantitative and/or qualitative methodological skills and research productivity, and have a strong interest in a career in implementation science research. Coursework and experience in the above named areas of interest are preferred.

Salary and benefits are established at a level requisite to experience. The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

A review of the application material will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply online.

Questions should be directed to Dr. Jodi Holtrop at