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The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the Duke School of Medicine invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship in health disparities research. The term of appointment is one year, with potential renewal for an additional year. The candidate may start as early as Spring of 2022.
The person selected will work with Dr. Tiarney Ritchwood to define both formal and informal duties. In addition to the responsibilities listed below, the fellow will be expected to advance their own program of research as part of the position. Other responsibilities will likely include:
- Managing ongoing and new studies, both domestic and international.
- Collaborating with faculty on grant writing efforts
- Writing and publishing manuscripts
- Managing study data
- Analyzing qualitative and quantitative data
- Working with, training, and mentoring students and other project staff.
Applicants are invited from any relevant discipline including public health, health education/health promotion, and the social and behavioral sciences (e.g., psychology).
Education: Candidates must have received a doctoral degree from an accredited educational institution by the start of appointment.
The successful applicant will have a strong interest and research experience in health disparities impacting Black, Indigenous, and People of Color; excellent oral and written communication skills; and interpersonal and organizational skills. The successful applicant should be able to provide evidence of past work or skillsets.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in health interventions, community-engaged research, and/or community-based participatory research. Strong qualitative and/or quantitative research skills, with proficiency in SPSS, SAS or Stata is preferred.
The salary and benefits are competitive and include the possibility of funding for conference-related travel and expenses. It is expected that the fellow will reside in the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area during the period of the fellowship. Applications received by December 1, 2021 will receive full consideration; however, applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.
Required: Provide a CV, cover letter summarizing research interests and fit for the position, and a list of three references. Interested candidates should submit applications to Dr. Tiarney Ritchwood at email@example.com.
Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Tiarney Ritchwood, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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