Post Doctoral NIH Rsch Fellow

The postdoctoral fellow will receive advanced training in obesity clinical research through participation in ongoing research activities at the Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center. This will include providing clinical intervention in the context of ongoing weight management trials data collection and management preparation of scholarly publications and grantsmanship. The fellow will attend and participate in weekly study-specific and faculty meetings as well as attend the educational opportunities such as the Obesity Journal club. The primary purpose of this position is to enable postdoctoral fellows to gain a thorough understanding of the relationship between behavior and physical health/illness broadly the role of behavior change in chronic disease prevention and the biopsychosocial model of illness and the application of this knowledge to clinical practice and research.


Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Location: The Miriam Hospital USA:RI:Providence


Work Type: Full Time


Shift: 1


Union: Non-Union

Work Schedule: 

M - F 8:30 A - 5:00 P