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Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Community-Engaged Research (CEnR)

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Location: University of Maryland Baltimore - Baltimore, MD

UMB requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.


The PATIENTS Program ( at the University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) seeks applicants with qualitative research training to conduct community-research (CEnR) with activities funded by AHRQ, FDA, NIH, PCORI, the pharmaceutical industry, and foundations. Training includes mentored research and manuscript and grant-writing experiences; optional activities include coursework in CEnR or Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR).  Fellows interact extensively with community partners as well as other researchers as part the portfolio of over 20 projects supported by The PATIENTS Program, including those under the direction of Drs. Claudia Baquet, Joey T. Mattingly, and C. Daniel Mullins.

Strong focus group/key informant interviewing and qualitative analysis skills and an ability to work across diverse community settings are required.  Candidates should have excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills. Experience with CEnR or community-based participatory research (CBPR) among underserved populations is desired.  A PhD or equivalent degree and qualitative research training and/or experience are required.


Compensation and Benefits:

Post-Doctoral Fellows receive a competitive salary and benefits.


How to Apply:

Applicants should submit a letter of intent, cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to the following email address. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the selected candidate is identified. The start date is flexible across June – August 2022.

Email to: [email protected]

Subject:   PATIENTS Program PCOR Postdoctoral Fellowship


UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at [email protected].

If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact [email protected]. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Job: Postdoctoral Fellows
Organization: School of Pharmacy - Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
Job Posting: Feb 24, 2022


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