Duke University, Samuel DuBois Cook Center On Social Equity

Position ID:Duke University-Samuel DuBois Cook Center On Social Equity-ARRRH [#14329]
Position Title: Associate in Research-Race, Religion and Health
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27705, United States
Subject Area: Race and Inequality Studies
Appl Deadline:2019/09/06 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/08/23, finished 2019/12/10, listed until 2019/09/06)
Position Description:    

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Job Code: 1420
Job Level: 00
Job Family: JF 27

Work Performed

The Associate in Research position for the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University will be responsible for assisting the Principal Investigator and Co-Investigators on a National Institutes of Health grant entitled, Religion, Spirituality and CVD Risks: A Focus on African Americans. This project examines social determinants, specifically religion and spirituality, for their relationship with cardiovascular disease in African Americans. Strong candidates will have proficiency in racial and ethnic health disparities research and experience working in African American community and/or religious settings. The person in this position will assist and contribute to all matters relating to this project, including organizing IRB-related materials, the interpretation and dissemination of findings in peer-reviewed journals and national conferences, as well as managing recruitment efforts and data collection, and relevant grant reports and submissions. The candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of faculty, clinicians, postdoctoral associates, community partners and undergraduate research assistants. Strong organizational, writing and interpersonal skills are necessary to be successful in this position.  Experience with qualitative or mixed methods research analysis is preferred. This appointment is for 30 hours/week and is eligible for employee benefits. The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of appointment renewal based upon funding and performance.

Required Qualifications at this Level

Master of Public Health or in the social sciences and experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis related to racial and ethnic health disparities are required. Proficiency with common software (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working on NIH funded projects and experience working in a research center environment. Proficiency with research software (e.g., STATA, NVivo, SPSS)

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.

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Further Info:
919) 668-4580
Campus Box 104407
Durham, NC 27708

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