Post Doctoral Fellow - WISDOM - School of Nursing

Emory University

Job Description

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

JOB DESCRIPTION:A full-time postdoctoral traineeship on an NIH-funded T32 training grant entitled “Women’s Health and Intersectionality Using Data Science and Health Information Technology”. This T32 trainee program prepares nurse scientists with the knowledge and skills to employ Data Science (DS) and/or Health Information Technology (HIT) to improve women’s health while considering the intersectionality of multiple social determinants of health. This is in agreement with the overarching goals of Healthy People 2030, the NINR strategic plan (especially research lenses on health disparities and social determinants of health), the Trans-NIH Strategic Plan for Women’s Health Research, the IOM Report on Women’s Health Research, and the American Academy of Nursing’s Women’s Health Research Agenda. This training will build on the strengths of Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing’s currently funded research studies, faculty expertise, and supporting infrastructure. It will address women’s health issues with a conceptual focus on intersectionality among social determinants of health. Trainees will also develop knowledge and skills in interdisciplinary research methods related to women’s health, understand and apply DS and/or HIT, and/or develop and test interventions using DS and/or HIT in women’s health. Trainees will be engaged in research activities, research training seminars, interdisciplinary research, preparation of grants, scientific manuscripts, and reports, and work closely with a mentor. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants to the T32 postdoctoral program must submit official transcripts from previous and/or current institutions and 3 reference letters. Applications to the post-doctoral program should be either enrolled in or graduated from a research-focused doctoral program at the time of application. Postdoctoral applicants must submit their curriculum vitae and a brief description of their research goals including the next logical step in their research and research training, goals for research development including alignment with the goals of the T32, and interest in a faculty mentor; three letters of reference; and transcripts from their doctoral degree program.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.
Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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