Postdoctoral Fellow - Health Equity

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Postdoctoral Fellow - Health Equity

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Sep 1, 2022

The Tulane School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine is seeking applications for a postdoctoral fellowship focusing on health equity. The postdoctoral fellow will be supervised by Dean Thomas LaVeist. The postdoc will join the Tulane Institute for Innovations in Health Equity – which is directed by Dean LaVeist – and will work closely with him to develop research initiatives in that topic area. The fellowship is for a year and may be renewed yearly after the annual review.

The successful candidate will have been trained in quantitative research methods including data collection, survey research, and data analysis. Good manuscript writing skills are essential. Knowledge of principles and concepts in health equity as relates to race, and social class is required. Knowledge of qualitative research methods are a plus.

  • PhD is public health or related fields such as sociology, demography, psychology, or related discipline
  • Documented experience in health equity research
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving, analytical skills and strategic thinking

Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply in Interfolio and provide the following materials for submission: CV and contact information for three references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email

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