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College of Social Work
The primary responsibilities for the 23-24 academic year will be supporting an evaluation of the Florida Institute for Child Welfare's Advanced Certifications (AdCerts) for the child welfare workforce, led by Dr. Boel-Studt. AdCerts are part of the groundbreaking ALIGN initiative at the Florida Institute for Child Welfare's GROW Center.
You can learn more about these initiatives here https://ficw.fsu.edu/GROW/
Responsibilities include but are not limited to writing and reviewing reports, designing research studies, preparing grant applications, translating research findings into policy recommendations, assisting with or leading ongoing quantitative and qualitative research as part of the Institute for Quality Children's Services (IQCS).
You can learn more about the IQCS here https://qualitychildrensservices.fsu.edu/
Fellows are encouraged to write for publication and present at state, national, and international conferences.
Applicant must have received a PhD from an accredited graduate program in social work or related field within the past 5 years of the appointment start date. If the applicant is a current student,a confirmation of eligibility must be submitted. Exceptions can be made on an individual basis when justifiable and accompanied by supporting documents with prior approval from the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.
Confirmation of Eligibility should be emailed as a signed PDF to Dr. Shamra Boel-Studt, email@example.com. Dr. Boel-Studt will respond within 48 business hours to confirm receipt.
Please use subject line: Postdoctoral Candidate Eligibility - [Full Name of Candidate].
Interest in child welfare workforce issues.
The fellowship is designed to support early career scholars who have an interest in child welfare research and policy. The recipient of this fellowship will have extensive opportunities to network with child welfare policymakers, providers, and scholars throughout the state of Florida and nationally.
The recipient will be supervised and mentored by Dr. Shamra Boel-Studt, Associate Professor in the College of Social Work and Director of the Institute for Quality Children's Services at Florida State University.
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Anticipated Salary Range
The anticipated salary will be $55,553.
How To Apply
If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.
All applicants must upload the following documents in their application:
Statement of Research
Two (2) writing samples (e.g., peer-reviewed publications, reports, research briefs)
Contact details for two (2) academic or professional references (not written letters of recommendation)
The Fellowship will be in place October 1, 2023 -June 30, 2024, with the possibility of renewal, depending on performance and available funding with a maximum total tenure of four (4) years.
This is an OPS/temporary job.
Based on the duties, this position may require completion of a criminal history background check.
This fellowship is remote eligible.
Occasional evening or weekend work may be needed depending on specific project needs.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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