Post Doctoral Fellow- Gynecology and Obstetrics

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: GYN OB: Research
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Required Documents
Letter of Interest, List of References

Discover Your Career at Emory University

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics Population Health Research Team is seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow to conduct and direct research that advances the Department's vision to become a leading institution for addressing disparities and promoting equity in women’s health. The fellow will have the opportunity to work on an array of projects related to maternal behavior and health.  


The position will offer multiple opportunities for leading scientific papers, collaborating with clinicians and research faculty on multidisciplinary projects, and gaining experience in community engaged research through interaction with our established community advisory board.  


The fellow will be responsible for: 

  • Designing health services and implementation science studies, analyzing data, and interpreting and communicating results via refereed publications and presentations at internal and external meetings and conferences.  
  • Conducting literature reviews and prepare IRB protocols and other regulatory documents as needed.  
  • Assisting in writing grant and other funding applications as appropriate.  
  • Work closely with practicing clinicians and researchers at Emory and other institutions (e.g., Georgia Tech and Morehouse School of Medicine) and may supervise other research staff. 
  • Other duties may include occasional teaching at the department level and mentoring medical and public health students, residents, and fellows. 

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.  Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience and interest in maternal health and health disparities 
  • Expertise in data management and analysis using SAS, R, Stata, or other statistical software 
  • Proficient in survey design, implementation, and analysis 
  • Background in clinical research/ intervention studies, including familiarity with data abstraction and electronic medical records 
  • Strong scientific writing and oral communication skills 
  • Experience in spatial analysis and multi-level modeling (preferred) 


The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics

For more than 75 years, the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics has provided excellence in health care services, research, and education for a racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse population from adolescence through menopause.  Emory Gynecology and Obstetrics is part of Emory University’s School of Medicine, a globally recognized leader in health care innovation, and the Emory Clinic and Emory Healthcare, a comprehensive health system that includes hospitals, offices, and research facilities.  


As part of a university-based health care system, our department has access to state-of-the-art resources and tools. Our physicians and researchers are engaged in translating the latest research and advances into effective practice. This rapidly growing department seeks innovative solutions for addressing health disparities and ensuring health equity for all women.  


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