Postdoctoral Scholars, Center of Population Sciences for Health Equity

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

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Job Title: Postdoctoral Scholars, Center of Population Sciences for Health Equity
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 53395
Department Florida State University College of Nursing

Center of Population Sciences for Health Equity

Responsibilities Florida State University College of Nursing Center of Population Sciences for Health Equity seeks to fill two postdoctoral fellow positions.

Responsibilities include:

Maintain a record of scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Pursue extramural research funding.

Develop a research program.

Qualifications Candidates must hold an earned doctorate from within the past five years and have a record of scholarly productivity.

Interest or experience with research addressing social determinants of health especially relating to race, sexual identity, gender identity, ethnicity, immigration, and intersectional stigma.

Interest or experience with research addressing sexual health, violence, mental health, and/or healthcare engagement.

Experience with qualitative, quantitative, and/or mixed methods research, including at least some of the following: proposal writing, protocol development, data collection, analysis, and dissemination.

The ability to write clearly about scientific concepts.

Preferred Qualifications Spanish language and/or Portuguese language proficiency desired.

Interest or experience in health research in Latin American, Indigenous/Native American and Black/African-American populations in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean (including Panama and Brazil).

Candidates will ideally have experience or interest in one or more of the following:

HIV and STI prevention including Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), e-health interventions, and/or vaccines.

Co-morbid conditions among people living with HIV including sleep, hypertension, and or chronic pain.

Experience or interest in mental health including the impacts of violence, trauma and stigma on health outcomes as well as epigenetics.

Interest or experience in community-engaged research practices especially among sexual and gender minority populations and/or Black, indigenous, Latinx, and other communities of color.

History of disseminating research findings through presentations and peer-reviewed publications.

Contact Info Dr. Casey D. Xavier Hall:

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This is an OPS/temporary job.

Based on the duties, this position may require completion of a criminal history background check.

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

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