Postdoctoral Fellow

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Logo Posting Number STA00297PO18 Classification Title Post Doctoral Fellow Internal Title Postdoctoral Fellow Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Arnold School of Public Health Department Health Services Policy and Management Band Unclassified Advertised Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications. Advertised Salary Range $50,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Post-doctoral

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Postdoctoral Fellow position responsible for the implementation of funded health services research projects focused on hospital and community health center expansion in rural areas of SC and nationwide. Applicant must have strong statistical and data management skills, and responsibilities will vary and may include primary data collection and analysis of health provider and systems data; secondary data analysis of area- and patient-level claims data; federal project reporting; preparation of research and policy briefs; and manuscript writing. Information about the scope of SCRHRC research may be found at experience working with area level data.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

-Doctoral Degree in Public Health or closely related field by date of employment
-Available for state and national travel

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Experience and technical proficiency using statistical software (STATA, SAS, or SUDDAN).
Experience or distinct interest in rural health and minority health disparities.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 03/16/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date 03/15/2019 Job Open Date 03/06/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Doctoral Degree in Public Health or closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you available for state and national travel?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/7/2018
    Application Due: 3/24/2018
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