Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center Opportunity

Expires 18 July 2019

The Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center (OTRC) of the Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) announces a post-doctoral fellowship opportunity (1-3 year appointments) for a fellow who aspires to become an independent academic researcher in the areas of tobacco regulatory science research, tobacco health communication, tobacco use/cessation, and/or tobacco health disparities and comorbidities research. 

The fellow will be encouraged to develop new research in related areas. The fellow will have the opportunity to be involved in an ongoing NIH/FDA-funded laboratory and EMA study of menthol smoking in young adults, epidemiological research, as well as secondary analysis of completed NIH/FDA studies in areas relevant to tobacco regulatory science and tobacco prevention in at-risk and vulnerable populations, including youth, young adults, and smokers with mental health and substance use comorbidities. The fellow will also have access to training and research opportunities as part of the OU PRIME (Psychological Research on Information and Media Effects) Lab, designed for the assessment of cognitive and emotional responses to media stimuli (anti-tobacco messaging, tobacco product packaging), and the Tobacco Treatment Research Program (TTRP) at OTRC.  The OTRC also has four dedicated experimental smoking rooms for the observation and measurement of tobacco use behavior. More information about the faculty and research at the OTRC can be found here

For more information on the position, visit the OUHSC website (scroll down to the bottom).  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

To apply, send cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, and 3 letters of reference to Dr. Amy Cohn c/o Mr. Derek Matthesen ( and include “Cohn” in the subject line.