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:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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