Post Undergraduate/Graduate Fellow
Requisition Number: 0810533
Position Summary: THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA/PICKENS COUNTY HEALTH CARE TEACHING COUNTY PARTNERSHIP seeks to provide sustainable health resources for the rural county and "real world" training for UA students. The University of Alabama/Pickens Co. Health Care Teaching County Partnership seeks recent UA graduates who are interested in one-year fellowships. These fellowships will provide an opportunity for graduates to serve in a health-related capacity in a community setting to both provide a year of service while expanding their experience and education. For some fellows, this will be a "gap year" experience before graduate school, medical school, or while deciding on future career directions.
Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The University of Alabama/Pickens Co. Health Care Teaching County Partnership seeks recent UA graduates who are interested in a one-year fellowship. These fellowships will provide an opportunity for new graduates to work in a health-related capacity in a community setting in Pickens County to both provide then with a year of service while expanding their experience and education. For some fellows, this will be a "gap year" experience before graduate school, medical school, or while deciding on future career directions. During the fellowship, a majority of the individual's time would be spent working in and with the community, plus fellows will spend a day weekly or bi-weekly in leadership development to include a seminar series on health and public policy, leadership skills, and social and cultural determinants of health. Fellows will also be expected to participate in a year-end evaluation of the program. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in premed, nursing, social work, nutrition, psychology, health education, business, communications or another discipline that relates to health and/or community engagement. Travel to and through Pickens County will be expected of each fellow. This program consists of a commitment of up to one-year, . The program will make effort to accommodate fellows seeking and starting new academic programs for Fall/Spring of 2018. Those interested in the fellowship or who would like additional information or assistance in contacting a Pickens Partners, or needing assistance with the application process, may contact Susan Page at [email protected] or (205) 348-5570. For a full description of the partnership, visit https://cchs.ua.edu/pickenscounty. Candidates will be competitively evaluated based on: match with the overall goals and objectives of the project; learning value for future career; and community impact. We value diversity in educational and personal background, and a strong commitment to social factors and health disparities. Application Requirements: *Completion of questions included in the online application *Curriculum Vitae/Resume *Cover letter that includes a statement on why you should be selected *All elements of the Fellowship Application must be completed through this hiring system. Note: Candidates selected for interview will be required to submit the name and contact information, including email address, for a minimum of 3 references. Fellows will begin by June 1, 2017 Priority will be granted to applications received by February 17th. Applications must be submitted online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Special Instructions: Application Requirements * Curriculum Vitae * Cover letter addressed to John C Higginbotham, PhD, MPH that includes a statement on why you should be selected Note: Candidates selected for interview will be required to submit the name and contact information, including email address, for a minimum of 3 references.
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