Post-Doctoral Fellow

Charles R. Drew University

United States

December 20, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number 00644

Title Post-Doctoral Fellow Position Number PS02186 Job Summary

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) is a premier mission-driven university dedicated to transforming the lives of underserved and under-resourced communities through health professions education, biomedical and public health research, and compassionate care. Through a collaborative venture with the Urban Health Institute (UHI), CDU is recruiting Post-Doctoral Fellows to enhance our CDU Advantage Health Policy program area. Post -Doctoral Fellows will have a one year appointment with option for second year, pending successful completion of first year and review by supervising principal investigator and UHI director.

Under the supervision of a Principal Investigator, the Post-Doctoral Fellow will be recruited to conduct mentored health services research, health outcomes research, or policy research related to racial and ethnic health disparities. Such research may include conducting community-based participatory research, social sciences research, and policy impact assessment.

Essential Duties

  • Duties assigned to this position will require an in-depth knowledge of a specialized field, process, or discipline and may involve organizing and implementing complex research plans, the development of methods of research, testing and data collection, analysis and evaluation, and writing reports (weekly reports and progress reports) containing descriptive, analytical and evaluative content.
  • The duties will require the exercise of independent discretion and judgment in carrying out research activities within the predetermined research scope and methodology.
  • Responsible for conducting analyses and submission of findings for peer review publication.
  • Provide at least two CDU academic lectures per academic year that receive student and peer evaluation as assigned to meet department/college instructional needs
  • Provide formal mentorship support to students and trainees
  • Enhance opportunities for students and trainees to participate in research when possible
  • Develop peer reviewed grant and proposal writing experience and expertise
  • Work effectively with a diverse community
  • Course teaching opportunities available if desired
  • Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D., DrPH, M.D., or DNP in a clinical, biomedical or social science
  • Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrated potential for academic career through research in related field, including scientific publications and/or presentations.
  • Ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Evidence of community engagement and service.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Capacity for generation and analysis of data (quantitative or qualitative) for health policy analyses, health services research, and health related social science studies.
  • Demonstrated capacity for development of peer reviewed content for dissemination of research findings
  • Oral presentation and didactic teaching and/or presentation skills
  • Special Requirements

  • COVID -19 Vaccination: As a health professions institution of higher education, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science seeks to protect the health and safety of the University community. Accordingly, CDU will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all University students, faculty, and staff subject to limited exceptions and exemptions. The University vaccine requirement has been implemented consistent with federal and state law related to medical exemptions for students, faculty, and staff. Requests for disability and religious accommodations from faculty and staff will be evaluated consistent with the law and University policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse community.
  • FLSA Exempt Category Full Time Grade Number of Vacancies 1

    EEO Statement

    Charles R. Drew University is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veteran status.

    Fair Chance Statement

    Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local “Fair Chance” laws.

    Open Date 11/19/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close date if active) Special Instructions to Applicants

    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a Ph.D., DrPH, M.D., or DNP in a clinical, biomedical or social science related area?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have the ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary environment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have evidence of community engagement and service?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have the capacity for generation and analysis of data (quantitative or qualitative) for health policy analyses, health services research, and health related social science studies?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have demonstrated capacity for development of peer reviewed content for dissemination of research findings?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have strong skills in oral presentation and didactic teaching and/or presentation?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have strong interpersonal/human relation skills and strong verbal and written communication skills?
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document
  • Professional Certifications or Permits
  • Letter of Recommendation or Nomination
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