Baton Rouge, Louisiana
June 15, 2023
Job Description and Eligibility Requirements
Pennington Biomedical Research Center, a world-renowned academic research institute of Louisiana State University, is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow working directly with the Behavior Technology Laboratory: Health, Performance, & Resilience and the Greaux Healthy Program.
Greaux Healthy is a new prevention and treatment initiative aimed at combatting obesity by leveraging more than 30 years of research at Pennington Biomedical to create an integrated network of evidence based obesity treatment and prevention programs for people aged twenty-five and younger.
The successful candidate will join the Behavior Technology Laboratory, which focuses on developing health technologies to disseminate evidence-based prevention and treatment efforts to various populations. Areas of focus include body image, eating disorders, obesity, and mental performance and resilience. Populations include female athletes, U.S. Soldiers, Medicaid patients, and individuals in the surrounding community, including pediatric populations. Studies include going out into the community delivering interventions and collecting data via technology platforms, e.g. smartphone apps, as well as treating patients who come to us directly in our on-campus clinic.
The postdoctoral fellow will participate in all aspects of clinical and population science research, including staffing complex clinical cases across the obesity and eating disorder spectrums, translation of science into technology-based tools, intervention development, designing research studies, preparing and submitting grant applications, managing study execution, data management and analysis, and dissemination of study results.