Duke University, Samuel DuBois Cook Center On Social Equity

Position ID:Duke University-Samuel DuBois Cook Center On Social Equity-RA [#13745]
Position Title: Senior Research Associate
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27705, United States
Subject Area: Health / U.S Health Disparities
Appl Deadline:2019/11/15help popup finished (accepting applications 2019/08/13, finished 2019/12/10, listed until 2019/11/15)
Position Description:    

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SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Job Title:  Senior Research Associate

Job Code: 1094

Job Level: 00

Job Family 27

 Work Performed

The Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University is seeking a profession to hire as the Senior Research Associate for Health Equity and Wellbeing. The Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity is an interdisciplinary directed by William Darity, professor of public policy in the Sanford School with appointments in African and African American Studies and Economics.  A central component of the Cook Center’s mission is to examine the health impact and policy implications of genetics and health equity among members of stigmatized populations. This position will support the Center’s working group on Health Equity and provide critical guidance for the Cook Center in its effort to develop research collaborations for proposals for extramural funding and design new curricular offerings. In particular, the position will have a special focus on genetics and ethics research,  both domestic and international.

Required Qualifications at this Level

Ph.D in social sciences and or related  field and experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis related to racial and ethnic health disparities. Proficiency with common software (e.g., STATA, NVivo, SPSS, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in behavior genetics and ethical issues and working in a research environment.  


Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.



Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Further Info:
https://socialequity.duke.edu
email
919-681-9269
 
Campus Box 104407
Durham, NC 27708

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