Post Doctoral Fellow

Job description

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Posting Number:

STA00718PO20

Classification Title:

Post Doctoral Fellow

Internal Title:

Post Doctoral Fellow

Campus:

Columbia

Work County:

Richland

College/Division:

Arnold School of Public Health

Department:

ASPH Rural & Minority Research

Band :

Unclassified

Advertised Minimum Salary :

Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Advertised Salary Range:

$55,000

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

Hours per Week:

37.5

Work Schedule:

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
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

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Research Grant (RGP)

South Carolina Retirement:

Yes

State Insurance Programs:

Yes

Annual Leave:

Yes

Sick Leave:

Yes

Advertised Job Summary:

The Rural and Minority Health Research Center at the University of South Carolina is soliciting applications for a grant-funded Postdoctoral Fellow. Under the guidance of the Center Director Dr. Jan Eberth, the Postdoctoral Fellow will be responsible for the implementation of funded health services and policy research projects focused on healthcare workforce shortages and health outcomes of rural populations. 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 data; social media and legislative outreach; supervision of student employees; federal project reporting; preparation of research and policy briefs; and manuscript/grant writing.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

1) Doctoral Degree in Public Health, Policy, or closely related field by date of employment
2) Experience and technical proficiency using a statistical software package(s) (R, STATA, SAS, or SUDDAN)
3) Experience or distinct interest in rural health and minority health disparities
4) Available for local, state and national travel

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Proficiency using Geographic Information Systems (e.g. ArcGIS, GeoDa, QGIS) or qualitative analysis software (e.g., NVIVO)
2) Experience collecting, managing, and analyzing secondary data from publicly available area-level databases (e.g., American Community Survey, Area Health Resource Files)
Preference will be given to applicants with policy-relevant knowledge and legislative advocacy experience. Knowledge of rural health issues and definitions is strongly preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Successful applicants will have strong statistical and data management skills, as well as, experience working with a variety of individual and area-level databases. 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 data; social media and legislative outreach; supervision of Graduate Research Associates; federal project reporting; preparation of research and policy briefs; and manuscript/grant writing.

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive:

No

Hazardous weather category:

Non-Essential

Number of Vacancies:

1

Desired Start Date:

07/01/2021

If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date:

06/30/2022

Job Open Date:

11/23/2020

Job Close Date:

01/07/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

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 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.

We are only accepting applications submitted by January 7, 2021

Quicklink for Posting:

http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/90574

EEO Statement:

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

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 11/29/2020
Application Due: 1/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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