POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE - Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Requisition Number:: 126270
Date: Jun 10, 2021
Durham, NC, US, 27710
Personnel Area: MEDICAL CENTER
Duke University's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has an immediate
opening for a Postdoctoral Associate.
Perform data management, statistical analysis and data interpretation of
electronic medical record-derived data from a large health system to
identify targets for improving racial/ethnic, socioeconomic, and
geographic equity in gynecologic health and well-being
Initiate ancillary analyses using data from PI's R01 research on
gynecologic health care equity. Draft and revise scientific publications
as first author and co-author on the following topics: gynecologic
epidemiology and health care equity, as well as other aspects of health
care research at the intersection of social determinants of health,
ethnoracial equity, and chronic health and health care
Supervise predoctoral, doctoral, and other research assistants in data
management and analysis as well as writing and submitting for
presentations and publication related to PI's research on equity in
gynecologic health care.
Submit grant proposals, including production of preliminary data, to
support independent research involving racial/ethnic health equity in US
among young and middle-aged adults, with a focus on gynecologic,
reproductive, or other chronic health conditions
Monitor progress of analysis and publication pipeline using shared tools,
such as cloud-based Gantt chart and initiate processes with PI and other
team members to keep publications on track with timelines
Participate in and meaningfully contribute to meetings with stakeholders
regarding ongoing projects.
Min Degree Requirements: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g. Sc.D., M.D.,
D.V.M.). Should be used for post-doctoral fellows if the candidate has
completed all of the requirements for a degree, but the degree has not been
formally conferred; the candidate may present evidence of completion of the
degree requirements, together with a statement documenting the date on which
the degree is to be conferred.
Other Credential/Experiential Requirements : The incumbent must be a true
post-doctoral fellow registered with the Post Doc Office and per the following
The term of this appointment is limited (5 years with a possible
extension for an additional year)
The appointment involves substantially full-time research or scholarship,
which may include teaching responsibilities.
The appointment is viewed as preparatory for a full time academic or
The appointment is not part of a clinical research training program,
unless research training under the supervision of a senior mentor is a
primary purpose of the appointment.
The appointee works under the supervision of a scholar or a department at
The appointee has the freedom, and is expected to publish the results of
his or her research or scholarship during the period of the appointment.
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