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  • Post Doctoral Fellow- Epidemiology

    Job Number
    44564
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Division
    School Of Public Health
    Department
    SPH: Epidemiology
    Location : Name
    Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Required Documents
    Cover letter, Letter of Interest, List of References, Personal Statement
  • Description

    JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator. DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 4/27/10 JB

    Additional Details

    The primary research focus of this position is assisting and collaborating with the PI and staff from CDC on implementation and evaluation of a multifaceted intervention to build capacity of state-based maternal mortality review committees to incorporate relevant community and social determinants of maternal health into review process. The ideal candidate will:

    • Design and implement specific qualitative research studies which could include key informant interviews, facilitated focus groups, and surveys
    • Develop instruments for process and outcome evaluation of intervention
    • Collect, summarise, analyze, and interpret quantitative data from maternal mortality surveillance
    • Write scientific manuscripts based on research activities

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