Position InformationRecruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non- Laboratory) Department SPH-School of Public Health-NWK Overview
New Jersey's academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and six centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, clinical and translational research, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Post Doctoral Fellow for the NJ Center for Gun Violence Research Center – Urban-Global Public Health within the School of Public Health. The NJ Center on Gun Violence Research at Rutgers seeks to create safe and healthy environments for NJ residents to live, learn, work, and play by providing high-quality, multi- disciplinary research on gun violence causality and prevention and translate this research into clear and actionable policies and programs
The Center is looking for a Post-Doctoral Fellow to assist with the development, implementation and analysis of gun violence-related projects. The Fellow will conduct research in the area of gun violence and suicide prevention under the direction of Center leadership, and keep abreast of current theoretical and experimental literature related to gun violence from various disciplines. Under the guidance of center leadership, collects, records and analyzes data, prepares reports for peer-reviewed scientific publications and conference presentations, and contributes to the writing of IRB applications and grants.
These fellowships are focused on scientific training and career development in pursuit of the highest caliber research to promote safety and improve the health of populations. Fellows receive senior mentorship and close peer collaboration in a rich scientific environment with faculty and other fellows. Fellows will be expected to become proficient in the preparation of peer- reviewed research publications and scientific grant writing and will be strongly encouraged to conceive and lead their own grant submissions in preparation for entry into the job market.
This project is supported by the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE) and OSHE is a project partner.
Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Day Work Arrangement FLSA Exempt Grade 99S Position Salary $65,000 maximum salary offered Annual Minimum Salary Annual Mid Range Salary Annual Maximum Salary Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description Non-Union Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview. Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health- insurance.
Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility None
QualificationsMinimum Education and Experience
Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ph.D. Degree in a relevant field (Public Health, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Law, Nursing, Social Work, Public Health, or other)
Strong background in quantitative or qualitative research methodology
Preferred Qualifications Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Special Conditions
Posting DetailsPosting Number 23ST0479
Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Piscataway (RBHS) City Piscataway State NJ Location Details
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